Tag Archives: Tropical flowers

     I have a mutual arrangement with my itty-bitty courtyard garden- I choose certain species of fruits and vegetables, give them a good home, nurture them to maturity, enjoy their product, and, if they’ve behaved like good children, remember a part of them to share with the next generation (I save their seeds).    […]

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     Just as my family and friends up North are putting their gardens ‘to bed’ for the year, mine are recharging and waking up (gardens, not friends). Autumn and Winter are growing seasons in New Orleans. Praise Be the Lord!     So out with old, and in with the new: new knowledge, new hopes, […]

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       Do you want hip?     Do you seek cool?     Do you dig flowers (and do they dig you back)? If you ‘do’ then check out Urban Roots  (I just LOVE the name!) and fertilize with fun! Not just a great plant selection-an eclectic accessory shop. Great Display Wonderful eye for color-not […]

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     My itty-bitty courtyard garden is suffering against the oppressive heat that is this year’s New Orleans summer.      My gardening spirit has sunk a bit with it- but I water on (if for no other reason than to stand with the stalwarts) like the lilies.      As a rule of thumb, the lily […]

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