Recent News & Happenings

On stands now—Country Gardens Magazine

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Available now on stands, my feature in the Early Spring Edition 2018 of Country Gardens Magazine! wow!  This was super exciting for me, and I’m so fortunate to have had…

January flower- the Carnation

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Scientifically known as Dianthus caryophyllus, the carnation has a very deep and rich history.  The scientific name dianthus translated means “flower of love” or “flower of the gods”, depending on the…

Bloom Day- September

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It’s bloom day! Well, it’s a little past, but better late than never 🙂 I’m feeling a little bit guilty and sad this morning.  The fires are raging in the…

Featured on Debra Prinzing’s Website

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Natural Dye Ribbon

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While in Seattle for the Slow Flowers Summit, I attended a natural ribbon dyeing workshop hosted by Susanna Luck of  Nettle Textiles.  Check out her website!  It’s so beautiful 😉…

Floral Fashion Styled Shoot -American Flowers Week!

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I have always loved a good styled photo shoot, but my heart soared and excitement set in quickly when Debra Prinzing asked me to create a floral fashion shoot in preparation…

Bloom Day April 2017

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I have been inspired to post monthly for Bloom Day!  After reading a recent post over at Debra Prinzing’s  Slow Flowers Journal, where she posted about a book (I also ordered!)…

Hyacinth for Spring

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In the language of flowers, the Hyacinth represents games, play and sport. Historically used in ceremonies honoring athletes, the Hyacinth represents the collaboration required in games and sports. In Ancient…

Valentine’s Day

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Every year, my heart starts doing flips mid-January in anticipation of the biggest floral holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day.  There is just no other way to describe the holiday…

Let the Pros do it!

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Last Sunday I had a professional photographer come up to the garden to shoot some shots of a couple of Posies.  I made two, both Valentine themed, at the request…