Tag: color

Octopus Studios

Octopus Studios — Creating Custom Designs

In a world where products are predominately cookie-cutter and mass-produced in factories, creative individuals offer fresh perspective, artistic lenses and a sense of beauty. Gary Barber of Octopus Studios is one of those individuals. He uses his creativity in his stained glass work … read more

Helleborus ‘Onyx Odyssey’

Hellebores — Winter Garden Jewels

  Brr, it’s cold outside. Take heart — the days are becoming longer and the winter flower phenomenon is hellebore season, brought to you by the genus Helleborus. Commonly called hellebores, Oriental hellebores, Lenten rose or Christmas rose, whatever you call them, they … read more

Leather wall coverings by Pampa Leather Corp.

Your Walls Are an Open Canvas

How to Transform Any Room with Wall Finishes

When you think of your walls as a canvas, there are a multitude of ways to enhance the look and feel of any room. As with most projects, you need to consider some initial criteria: Budget: What level of investment do you want … read more

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The more dahlias you cut for bouquets, the more flowers the plant will produce. (Photo courtesy of Longfield-Gardens.com)

Tips for Growing Beautiful Dahlias

Growing beautiful dahlias is easier than you think. Proper planting and care will result in an abundance of beautiful blooms for you to enjoy in your garden and summer bouquets. Use these strategies to boost your dahlia growing success. Start Early for a … read more

Holiday Decorating
Cover Feature — Teri's Tips

Holiday Decorating

In this article, I offer you my inspiration to decorate for Christmas as you allow your garden to rest. A few ideas: Mossy bare branches Fragrant tree bows in fir, cedar, pine and fabulous twigs Holly red berry branches and viburnum evergreen branches … read more

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A holiday display with pink and red Princettia Euphorbia poinsettias (Photo courtesy of Suntory Flowers)

New Ways to Display Poinsettias This Holiday Season

Nothing says the holidays like a poinsettia. This year, try some new ways to display this festive plant. Poinsettias are available in a variety of colors including white, pink, hot pink, yellow, peach, marbled and speckled. These colorful parts of the plant, often … read more

Gypsy Wagon

Artful Collaboration — Building a Gypsy Wagon

Denise Harris jokes that it was a “hairbrained idea” to build herself a gypsy wagon 20 years ago. However, she doesn’t regret the years of hard work that it took. It was a journey that brought her into collaboration with a plethora of … read more

(Photo courtesy Susan Allen)

A Lifelong Love Affair on the Land

The view from the farmhouse porch instills a sense of peace and tranquility, as the ever-changing light signals the progression of seasons — and only the voices of birds flitting in and out of gardens and over the flood plain below break the … read more

Dr. Paul McCullough with one of his Peter Maxx pieces

Charitable Art

Dr. Paul McCullough's donation is a "combination of...

Confucius once said, “If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.” Charity is the gift that keeps on giving, and there are many ways to give generously. Dr. Paul McCullough has … read more

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