f Morning Rose Prayer Gardens: 12/01/2012 - 01/01/2013

Friday, December 28, 2012

Winter 2012 Silver Tree and Christmases Past

My grandparents, Harold and Margaret in 1922. To read a wee bit about my own family tree, click here for Christmases Past .

Friday, December 21, 2012

Winter 2012 Christmas Houseplants

During the Christmas season poinsettias, Norfolk pines, Christmas cactus, cyclamen and rosemary are often purchased to decorate our homes or given as gifts. Knowing how to care for these popular holiday plants can be a challenge. So for those of you with the not-so-green thumb, here are some basic care instructions about caring for Christmas houseplants.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Winter 2012 Christmas Evergreens and Symbolism

Evergreens for early Christians symbolized everlasting life. Here, in the launguage of flowers, are their individual meanings: Christmas evergreens symbolism.

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Winter 2012 @pontifex and Gardens

A Papal Twitter account? My head is spinning and my grandmother is probably twirling in her grave. Read more at The Catholic Channel at Patheos.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas 2012 Gifts for the Gardener

I know…this is supposed to be about Christmas greens…next week, I promise. I’ve had several friends ask for another column about gifts for gardeners. So, by request…here are a few gift suggestions that can be found on my page at Patheos.