My Sentimental Garden

May 14, 2012

I come from a family of serious gardeners. Beginning with my Italian grandparents, virtually everyone in my family has had a flower and vegetable garden. In the case of one sister, it’s actually a small farm in southern Ohio, which requires tractors and other serious implements.

The passiflora vine

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Hey, don’t be a floral snob – plants are great! Green or blooming, there’s a great variety to choose from and they are an eco-friendly alternative to cut flowers.

mini hydrangea plants for a touch of blue

Spring plants make great additions to home decor, adding a color spot that’s long-lasting and low maintenance. Potted tulips, hyacinth, daffodils, hydrangea and azaleas give you a wide range of color choices and looks. Most prefer not to sit in direct sunlight, so keep them cool for longest bloom.

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