Category Archives: Gardening

>Our Beach Cottage Garden is Blooming!

> Pink Camellia in our beach cottage garden. March 2011. I'm so happy to report that our Camellia's are blooming; which means that Springtime at the beach is right around the corner!  Our pink Camellia shrub has been trying to … Continue reading

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>Pink Saturday: Glorious Flowers

>Pink represents hope, joy and love to many – although not my favorite color (that would be red) I must admit that my favorite flowers are all pink! I love pink accents in a shabby chic cottage, pink flamingos, pink … Continue reading

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>Hummingbird Cottage Gardens

>I’ve never considered naming one of our homes, but living at the beach for almost two years has changed my mind ~ While driving through our little seaside village of cottages, which are nestled near the sandy dunes, each has … Continue reading

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>Roses in Coastal Living

> I guess that not everyone immediately thinks of roses when dreaming of a coastal lifestyle…however coastal gardens are one of the most important things about coastal living…as far as I’m concerned! A fabulous ruffled rose in a gorgeous apricot … Continue reading

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>Inspired by Flowers

>I’m inspired by many things in the world around me; however flowers have to be at the top of my list. The numerous hues of sunshine that they bring to my little world, well, simply make me happy. Today I … Continue reading

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>Blossoms, Strawberries & Shells

> As I sit here writing, the decks are covered in beautiful white…hail, that is! The large globs of ice have covered everything in site and if the calendar didn’t say May, I would think that it was still December. … Continue reading

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>Lavender Ambiance

>Add an evocative ambiance to your beach cottage, inside and out! It’s easy to fall in love with lavender — the plant features attractive foliage, beautiful flowers, a great scent and the quiet colors of lavender create a memorable ambiance. … Continue reading

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