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'Primal Scream' daylily is a big show off! Enjoy the bright colored blooms on your computer desktop with this month’s wallpaper.
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It’s time to get cooking with Le Creuset Thursdays.
Our favorite bloggers are bringing you a summer of recipes. Each week, we'll feature one blogger's recipe on my Facebook page. The blogger whose dish receives the most likes, comments and shares, within the week it was posted, will win 3 pieces from the Le Creuset line of Soleil cookware! This week’s recipe is: Cheesy Bacon Golden Idaho Potatoes from Mary Ann Newcomer.
How about a petite pumpkin that stays so small it will grow in a pot? My friend and blogger Teresa O’Connor tweeted about the variety Windsor Hybrid Patio that produces 4 – 5 inch pumpkins on a 2 foot vine.
Did the 17-year periodical cicadas make an appearance in your neighborhood? This video and article from the New York Times explains why this year was more like a pop-up dinner than the usual invasion.
I’m heading north to Mackinac Island Michigan this August for the Grand Garden Show. Why not join me? The show is August 25 – 27. My keynote address is on Tuesday August 27.