Tag Archives: succulents

Gift #868: Rock Garden

One thing that Colorado does really well is rocks.  The roots of the mountains are made of granite and quartz and they joyfully burst above ground in a riot of rock outcroppings and scattered weathered bits of rock.  The abundance … Continue reading

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Gift #836: Greenhouse

I don’t know about you, but Wednesdays are the hardest day of the week for me.  It’s far enough into the week to be exhausted from the obligations of work and life as the week starts up, but the weekend … Continue reading

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Gift #775: Succulents in winter

It’s still too early to find signs of new green life outside.  And garden centers are wise to wait several more weeks before bringing in new plants to tempt us with bright blooms and lush foliage.  However, one finds an … Continue reading

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Gift #644: Denver Botanic Gardens

Hello everyone!  Today my mom and I visited one of our very favorite places – the botanic gardens!  During the summer, they have extended hours till 9pm, so you really get your money’s worth and can stay for hours and … Continue reading

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Gift #576: First Succulents

I saw the first succulents of the year in the greenhouse over the weekend.  It is not an exaggeration to say that my heart twittered and flip-flopped enough to make me think I had an arrhythmia.  I thought that I … Continue reading

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Gift #534: Winter Terrariums

While we were staying in Tyler for Christmas, we made a couple runs to the grocery store.  My brother’s family shops at a store called Fresh, which has an amazing produce section and an impressive inventory of artisan cheeses. Their … Continue reading

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Gift #339: Garden succulents

During a recent trip to the nursery, I took these pictures of lovely succulents in the greenhouse.  I love succulents!  All types!  These are especially fun because of the creative ways they’re planted. blessings to you, Sarah

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