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Brighten the Summer Garden with Flowering Clematis

We cannot fail to love clematis. This showy climber produces huge blooms over a long period during the summer months, providing colour and structure to our borders. The clematis is a very versatile climber, growing well in both borders and containers and climbing up obelisks, trellis and pergolas. Here are a few growing tips and …

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15 Cool Summer Decorating Ideas

Summer is a wonderful time to lighten up the colors and fabrics in your home. While you may not be able to decorate every room, there are numerous ways to get creative and add summer flair. You can decorate with a colorful theme such as fruit (apples, strawberries, grapes), flowers (roses, carnations, daisies), or seaside …

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Valentine’s Day and the Language of Flowers

Flowers and the History of Valentine’s Day One of the most popular stories about Saint Valentine that links him to the modern day tradition of celebrating Valentine’s Day is that he performed marriage rites for soldiers in Roman times who were forbidden to marry by law.  The day was first properly associated with romantic love …

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Free Coloring Page: Hello Summer

This cute “Hello Summer” coloring page is adorned with pretty flowers and hearts, and is a fun way to usher in the summer season! Click on the image below to save this 8.5 x 11 letter (paper) size free printable coloring page. All rights reserved. This is for personal use only, you may not sell …

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Free Coloring Page: Hedgehogs

This cute “Hedgehogs” in the flowers coloring page is an adorable way for kids to pass the time. Click on the image below to save this 8.5 x 11 letter (paper) size free printable coloring page. All rights reserved. This is for personal use only, you may not sell or redistribute the coloring page. Please …

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