Posts by GF

Growing in Snow and Discovering The Kim Sisters

Growing in Snow and Discovering The Kim Sisters

Already it’s been snowing on and off for over a month. This time last year the sky barely squeezed out a single flake. Snowplows rusted in place hanging their shovel heads in shame as if they were to blame for the weather.

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“Despite the challenges of harsh Midwest weather, this garden is a lesson in optimism, patience and perseverance.”

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Does This Garden Make Me Look Fat?

Does This Garden Make Me Look Fat?

Is there a clinical term for people who overly identify with their passions? If not, we need one.

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How Chrysanthemums Got Their Groove Back

How Chrysanthemums Got Their Groove Back

Looks like I shouldn’t have pitched my old high-waisted bellbottoms…they’re making a huge comeback. And while fashion is famous for its style reincarnations, I got to wondering if the same holds true for the world of horticulture. Do plants, like fashion, go in and out of vogue?

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The Fall Garden: Irresistibly Imperfect

The Fall Garden: Irresistibly Imperfect

Let’s face it. The fall garden is like that hot chick from the night before. You know the one now staring back at you with morning makeup melted down her face…what happened to that sassy girl? That special one-in-a million “gurl” from the dance floor: the one with all the fresh feistiness of a June peony.

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