Posts Tagged ‘spring’

April 2016

Magnolia blooming closeup

eady for Spring? I am. We’ve had a bit of a stuttered start to Spring here in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota. April started with a return to colder temps after March went out like a lamb. Last week, crazy fierce winds blew the curtains right off the mounted brackets on the front porch of the…

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Spring Ideas Part 2

garden budha

When I get antsy for Spring, I always head to the nursery. Let’s get some Vitamin N! I love water globes for about 5 minutes and then I’m over them. However, I like the clear glass in this one better than something with crazy colors.   I’m a terra cotta pot girl – but these…

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Brighten Up with Spring Inspiration

Inspiring Silks

Touring a garden center is just the ticket for shaking off the Winter blues and finding your Spring inspiration. Blooming Spring bulbs, colorful silk flowers, and beautiful garden accents help usher in the change of seasons with an early burst of color.

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First Signs of Spring 2013

I’ve been watching the bleeding heart pop through the cocoa bean mulch under the deck. The sun hits it just perfectly around suppertime. Emma and I did a quick walk through the garden before taking Sonny on a bike ride tonight. Come check out the first signs of Spring 2013. First Signs of Spring 2013…

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Spring Mantlescape with Winter Wheat Grass

Planting winter wheat is a spring tradition around here. It is an excellent spring gardening project for kids; they get to plant seeds and they can see the results of their work in just a few days.  This year, I designed my spring mantlescape with winter wheat grass. Watch how I transform a simple set…

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Tonkadale is my Groundhog

I pay no attention to Punxsutawney Phil.  My indicator that Spring is at hand comes from Tonkadale Nursery.  When I get the Spring events email, I start scheduling the seminars on my calendar.  (Tonkadale is located at 3739 Tonkawood Rd in Minnetonka, MN – off Hwy 7). In this post, I share more about Tonkadale…

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