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Chicago Flower & Garden Show 2009

Chicago Flower & Garden Show 2009

Yesterday I spent my day happily wandering the 2009 Chicago Flower & Garden Show. When I showed up to park at Navy Pier I was surprised by large frozen ice flows floating next to...

Spring is Coming! Spring is Coming!

Spring is Coming! Spring is Coming!

Dear Casual Gardener, Is it SPRING YET? ARGH! Signed, Swooning for Spring – – – – – – – – – – – - WOW! (picture me hopping up and down) It’s actually almost,...

Moon Tomato 2008

The S-assy Tomato Saga

Last year’s garden was a joy – I received several surprises in my garden. My favorite? The tomatoes. I have sassy tomatoes. Say it with me now – “SASSY tomatoes!” The Sassy Tomato Saga...

Pug in the Garden – Sunday Inspiration

Pug in the Garden – Sunday Inspiration

Inspiration of spring this Sunday morning – a photo of my adorable dog, Harry the Pug in the garden. Here he is following me down one of my flagstone garden paths last June. Enjoy!...