Tag Archives: The Flower House Garden Center

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

It was a day of rest today. A day we should be sleeping in, going to church, spending time with family. But, like farmers, we make hay when the sun shines. Or in our case, cover greenhouses when there is … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

I love Spring.   I love growing plants and the hustle and bustle of a busy greenhouse season. I love seeing the joy on customers’ faces when they pick just the right plants. I love making people happy with Grandma’s … Continue reading

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Savoring Saturday

I’ve been savoring my Saturdays. Sundays, too. This was the last weekend I can call my own until mid-July. My three-ring circus is so seasonal. A month ago we started turning all that brown stuff green. While I haven’t gotten … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

Today was 40 degrees warmer than yesterday! In fact, the temperature at 5 this afternoon was 40 degrees warmer than the wind chill at noon today. I felt so guilty as it warmed up because my lazy-bone had a complete … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

href=”https://sonjasbakeshop.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/dsc_0107.jpg”>I have never celebrated Mother’s Day with my Mom. I have been with her every Mother’s Day for 48 years. But I have never celebrated her on that special day. You see, since I was about 4 years old, we … Continue reading

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Hey Santa, Enough with the Snow!

Alright, Santa, this is enough. Christmas was in December, not March. This Christmas snow is very inappropriate. It is spring. Well, almost. This is the dreary view of the greenhouse today. We only got another 6 inches today. Another 6-12 are … Continue reading

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White and Green

The foot of snow we received a week ago has kept us busy pushing snow. The snow has inconvenienced those of us who move around on two legs, but Ernie has found the piles and piles of white stuff to … Continue reading

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What Happened?

I’m not exactly sure where I have been for the past eight weeks! June 1 was my last short post and it really seems even longer ago than that to me. We’ve had a tiger by the tail in more … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day for a Drive!

I know I’ve sort of dropped of the face of the blog-world. Two rings of my three ring circus have been crazy busy. Ever since we got plants in the first week in March there have not been enough hours … Continue reading

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Crazy Days

All three rings of the circus are pretty active right now. Mark’s on a destructive binge, tearing down buildings, then burning the debris. Kaitlin and I have been doing as much as we can to get ready for fall. Hoses … Continue reading

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