December Daily Wreath: Reminisce

From the street, the sunlight hit just right.. this colorful wreath and simple banner claim a warm, nostalgic welcome that stands the test of time.

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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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Lily, You’re A Shining Star!

For weeks now, I've enjoyed the most wonderful sweet scent both inside the house and outside in the garden.  This decadent smell has come from the Oriental and Orienpet lilies growing in the garden.  I have about four varieties growing now and they supply me with gorgeous, fragrant blooms from early July to early August. …

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Take A Look: Boise’s Fabulous Edens Continued…

The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) presents the Boise Garden Tour each June. It is a one day event where multiple private residential gardens are open to the public for touring. The garden keepers (homeowners) are present during the tour and you can visit with them about their garden and gardening experiences. It is a grand …

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Boise Garden Tour – Take a ‘Look’ at These Fabulous Edens (Part II)

The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) presents the Boise Garden Tour each June. It is a one day event where multiple private residential gardens are open to the public for touring. The garden keepers (homeowners) are present during the tour and you can visit with them about their garden and gardening experiences. A fun day I …

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