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Sunday Garden Quote: Plant Happiness In Your Garden

He who plants a garden plants happiness.” — Chinese Proverb — Can spending time in a garden give you a feeling of happiness? I saw this quote shortly after we visited with some friends.  Friends who are also gardeners. Gardeners who are state fair winning gardeners. Best of show, best of division sort of folks. Sitting for […]

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Sunday Garden Quote: Mother’s Day

A mother’s love is like a garden. Her children are the seeds.And as they grow, she tends to them. Fulfilling all their needs.Her kindness is like sunshine that warms them as they flower.Her nurturing, like springtime rain, a soft and gentle shower.A mother’s love is like a garden, reflecting tender care.For wherever there is beauty, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Something is watching you.

When you are shooting pictures of your flowers… do you ever get the feeling… that something is watching you? Happy Gardening, Dave and Trish

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Sunday Garden Quote: Garden Serenity

“Gardening is about enjoying the smell of things growing in the soil, getting dirty without feeling guilty, and generally taking the time to soak up a little peace and serenity.- Lindley Karstens The hobby of gardening offers so many things that can enrich one’s life. From working  in the sunshine and fresh air, to cutting […]

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Wordless Wednesday…Almost

Happy Gardening, Dave and Trish

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Wordless Wednesday……Enjoy!

            Happy Gardening, Dave and Trish

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Sunday Morning Garden Quote: Start Your Day With Excitement

“It is always exciting to open the door and go out into the garden for the first time on any day.” – Marion Cran Any morning that I can stay home usually involves me doing exactly what this quote says. I grab a cup of fresh coffee and immediately step out into our garden. Some […]

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Why Wordless Wednesday?

Some time ago, I found myself landing on pages that kept mentioning “Wordless Wednesday”. Why Wordless Wednesday? That got me to thinking about this uniquely blogosphere day in the middle of the week. And though the concept sounded pretty neat, I still wanted to know why such a day exists. Sure, it’s a quick way to […]

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Mother’s Day Sunday Garden Quote

“Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over.“ –  George Cooper We would like to wish a “Happy Mother’s Day” to all of our gardening friends who are caretakers of both gardens and children. A […]

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Sunday Morning Quote: Flowers Are Medicine For The Soul

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” -Luther Burbank A simple quote that says a lot. When we look at flowers, we feel better. But, before anyone comments, let me say that I know we can be so down in the dumps that our eyes see […]

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The Real Meaning of Plant Catalog Terminology:

After spending Saturday digging a french drain to keep dirt from flooding into a bed covered with river rock, I thought about all of the “laboring” we have been doing this hot rainy summer here at Gardening On A Dime. So, for this morning’s Sunday Morning Garden Quote, I thought a little humor was in […]

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Sunday Morning Quote

 “Connection with gardens, even small ones, even potted plants, can become windows to the inner life. The simple act of stopping and looking at the beauty around us can be prayer.” – Patricia R. Barrett, The Sacred Garden Imagine a big red stop sign posted at the entrance to your yard. The stop sign warns […]