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Gardening: What Is A Tulip?

tu·lip noun \ˈtü-ləp, ˈtyü-\ : a large, bright flower that is shaped like a cup and that grows in the spring :  any of a genus (Tulipa) of Eurasian bulbous herbs of the lily family that have linear or broadly lanceolate leaves and are widely grown for their showy flowers; also :  the flower or […]

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Entranceway Design: Bamboo As a Structural Element in Vero

On a recent trip to Vero Beach, FL we stopped into Gloria Estefan’s hotel and restaurant, Costa de Este on the beach. Although the day was cool and overcast the staff at the pool bar was welcoming and gracious, the drinks and view were delicious. The restaurant was not yet open for dinner but the […]

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Eggplant in Bloom!

Two new flowers on the potted eggplant! Someone is loving all this cool rainy weather Debby is bringing to the area! Cheers! Krayl

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Cocktail Recipe: The Garden Party Sipper {#GardenPartyChat}

Tonight’s An Appealing Plan  #GardenPartyChat on Twitter {Wednesday 8P EST} topic will be Celebrating Fourth Of July. Seems pretty straight forward right? Problem is turns out we all have our own version of what this means. {Join us on twitter here} As a proper host, I of course would like to offer my guests a beverage to […]

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Garden Inspired Reading

GROW COOK EAT Grow Cook Eat will inspire people who already buy fresh, seasonal, local, organic food to grow the food they love to eat. For those who already have experience getting their hands dirty in the garden, this handbook will help them refine their gardening skills and cultivate gourmet quality food. The book also […]

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#SundaySupper Tangerine Thyme Cocktail

If at first you don’t succeed try, try and try again. At least that was the theme for this Spring Herb inspired cocktail. Luckily we were heading to a friends’ home for the Cinco/Derby weekend and I would have a few people to play with me. Taste testing versions #1 & #2 till we agreed […]

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My Fantasty Land – Epcot 2012 Flower & Garden Show

  Not usually a “Disney” girl Epcot has won me over. It is my grown-up fantasy world where life is good. The plants and grounds are perfectly manicured. The food and wine are perfectly placed and always tasty {ok the escargot in France were not my favorite. But no one is perfect right?}     […]

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Sunday Morning Container Gardening on ABC Action News

This past Sunday I was luck enough to be invited to the set of the Tampa Bay ABC Action News to discuss container gardening. Check out the video by clicking on the picture to the left. Of course I was worried about getting soil all over the clean red carpet, but I managed to keep […]

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EcoFest  2012. Be there and be GREEN!

EcoFest  2012 is a community event organized by Learning Gate Community School to  celebrate the many businesses, organizations, and individuals in the Tampa Bay  area dedicated to the principles of sustainability – Ecology, Equity and  Economy.     EcoFest  2012 will be held on April 14, 2012 on the school grounds in Lutz,  Florida.  The […]

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Give Me A “S”, Give Me A “U”

My shipment of Succulents arrived today. Project time! Some for window boxes, some for patio gardens, and a spa waiting area! Tomorrow will be busy for sure! Happy Day! kf. Did you enjoy this post? Did it inspire you? Then be sure to share the love by sharing this post AND sign up below to […]

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