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Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Plant CRAZY Weekend!

Houseplants are back in style. I don’t think anyone disputes that. But the crowds I witnessed at two plant sales this past weekend make me believe that people are ABSOLUTELY OBSESSED with houseplants and I find it refreshing that I’m not the only one! (I showed the pictures to my

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Happy Birthday To Me!

Happy Birthday To Me!

My friend Jean and I took a road trip to Kingwood Center again this year to the Ohio African Violet Show and Sale. I had birthday money with me and it was fun to spend. Here is some of what I purchased….. I will show you the plants that aren’t

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Dancing Dolphins

Dancing Dolphins

Columnea ‘Melissa‘  I went to the Ohio African violet show and sale today at Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio. If you’ve never been there, you should make a point to get there. It is a beautiful garden. The sale was great, but the judged show is amazing. One gets to

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Find Some Spring

Find Some Spring

We are all tired of winter here in the Midwest. That is putting it mildly…. Well, I have a cure for the winter time blues. Head for your nearest botanical garden conservatory!  Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI Show room in Belle Isle Conservatory, Detroit, MI The fern

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My Finds at Kingwood Center

My Finds at Kingwood Center

‘Evergrace’ In this, my third installment of the adventure at the Ohio African Violet Show and Sale at Kingwood Center, I will show you the plants I purchased. Yes, purchased. Remember, it is a show and SALE. I would have to say the sale room is the most popular area

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Ohio African Violet Show and Sale

Ohio African Violet Show and Sale

‘Buckeye Too Tempting’ In my last post, I talked about the design portion of the Ohio African violet show. My favorite part of the show, though, is the horticulture portion of the show where all the violets and other gesneriads are displayed and judged. These plants are well grown and

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Violets Catching Beatle Mania

Violets Catching Beatle Mania

 Yesterday, I went to Kingwood Center to attend the Ohio African Violet Show and Sale. This year the show theme was Violets Catching Beatle Mania. I’ll tell you about the sale later.   I’m going to show you some of the flower arrangements from the judged flower show. The theme

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Violet Safari in Ohio

Violet Safari in Ohio

Winners stage This year is the third year I’ve been to the Ohio State African Violet show and sale at Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio. This event is held at one of the most beautiful botanical gardens I’ve been to. ( More about that later.) The show and sale is

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