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FAREWELL to TREILLAGE……And an Ode to Some Garden Finials

My husband and I were gifted recently with an inheritance…..not the cash or kingdom kind, nor jewelry.  Instead, we received a set of four concrete flower & fruit garden finials.  Amazingly, they did not belong to any family members.  These … Continue reading

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Spring Jubilee

Jubilee…..I love that word.  It contains all the festivity of a celebration without any of the fuss.  A ” seizing of the moment”……let’s pick some flowers, take a walk, or plan a meal.  It’s making a party out of an … Continue reading

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Horticultural Tableware

I’m having a bit of a crush on transferware these days…….which is odd, because it’s been nailed to my walls or stacked high on my tables for the last 30 years.  The charm of a scrolly printed scene of nature, … Continue reading

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A Little Garden Magic

Magic is a little hard to find these days…..that is if you don’t equate magic with all sorts of electronic devices that cause things to appear out of thin air. No, the kind of magic I’m talking about is something … Continue reading

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The Folly

There is a spot behind our nursery where Paul has envisioned a folly. Over the last 20 years we have bantered about various ideas, never really settling on one…….until now. Somehow, in planning festivities for our 85th year, the folly … Continue reading

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PLANTING HAPPINESS for 85 YEARS

Planting happiness is one of our slogans at Breedlove’s. Not certain of its origins, we give credit to Paul’s grandfather, Jesse Breedlove, founder of our company. Only thing is, I can’t see a big, burly rose farmer back in the … Continue reading

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The Glass Rainbow

If my children knew what I brought home from the junk shop today, they would disown me.  Not that it was heavy or big….no, my purchase would fit inside a coffee cup.  That’s the problem.  I love small things….and lots … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Blog

BLOG…..What an odd combination of letters that causes something in my rational mind  to make sense of the word…..an acronym maybe?  Bet (you’ll) Love Our Garden…… Bits (of) Lovely Ornamental Graphics?  Or perhaps a shortened version of a word such … Continue reading

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