The Daily Wreath: Emphasize Your Assets!

As we head toward the new year and possibly entertain a little self-reflection about starting afresh, remember to emphasize your assets in your new ventures!  I think that is what was decided here…have a pink door - go with it!  (Spotted at the entrance to a grooming salon.) And for a bit more on this …

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December Daily Wreath: Artistic Flair

A bit off shape today but still on topic, I decided to share this most lovely Holiday decor created by fellow gardening friend, author, speaker - Mary Ann Newcomer.   Mary Ann, quite the creative type, did what gardener's do, added natural elements such as twigs and locust pods to this evergreen base.  Then, a …

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In December: The Daily Wreath

There is so much history and symbolism to the immensely popular winter holiday/Christmas wreath I've decided to do a tribute to it.  For the next 28 days, I will post a photo of a holiday wreath I've spotted and found particularly inspiring.  Maybe from a symbolic, creative, classic or simply pretty, point of view. These …

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October Gardening Under the Big, Bright Boise Sky

Oh my! If every month were like October, Boise would be a gardening mecca. With temps between 60-75° every day, no wind - just the occasional breeze, and a landscape so brilliantly colored that all kinds of people are snapping photos of trees, shrubs, flowers and the like...it would be inevitable. You see, the loooong warm …

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