Tag: Mr. Marshal’s Flower Book

Floral Friday: Sunflowers on the Porch

I’m on the porch in celebration of the sunflower . . . And joining my blogging friends for another edition of Floral Friday! You can find the links for their beautiful floral inspiration at the bottom of this post.  Sunflowers were our common theme for this week’s Floral Friday edition. Sunflowers convey warmth and symbolize…

At the Table: Fleur du Soleil

I’m at the table with Fleur du Soleil or Sunflowers, which say “summer” no matter what language you speak. Sunflowers were for $3.99 a bunch at Trader Joe’s, impossible to resist for the price and the smiles they bring with their cheery faces. Grown for beauty as well as harvested for seed, sunflowers symbolize the sun,…

In the Potting Shed: Fleur Du Soleil

In French or English, Fleur du Soleil or Sunflower says “summer” like no other flower! Grown for beauty as well as harvested for seed, sunflowers symbolize the sun, conveying warmth, happiness, adoration and longevity. These cheery flowers never fail to make me smile with their sunny faces. You may have noticed I have lots of watering…

Chalking It Up~ April Showers

I’m welcoming April~ including her showers, and chalking up the door to my Potting Shed!  My Potting Shed doors were salvage finds for $12 each~ you can see the before version with the tape on the broken glass. Instead of replacing the glass in my back door, I decided to add a board and paint it with chalkboard paint. I wanted…

Flower Fix

What’s a girl to do when she needs a Flower Fix, with temps in the triple digits and there is nothing to be had at the garden center until fall? When it’s much too hot to garden~ and pots of annuals, watered twice a day, are struggling in the heat?    I turned to  Mr.…