KAREN LOPES
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May 21, 2012
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Market Flowers

Huge Bunches of local grown flowers and those brought in from all over the world
Mar 22, 2012
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"A very large collection of African Violets. Thanks for sharing. My Mother had an extensive collection, which I admit I helped her acquire. Many of the same plants. You go Girl!!"
Mar 14, 2012
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"Not getting much done-but finally we have rain. Good for my Bonsai & Bulbs"
Mar 13, 2012
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Market Flowers

"Gorgeous Karen, where are the markets?"
Mar 13, 2012
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"Great weather in California for getting ready for Spring."
Feb 18, 2012
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"Starting to see bulbs coming now in January, we here in California, SF Area are having Spring like weather. Confused plats."
Jan 29, 2012
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"Working each day on trimming back some plant in the yards. Start on Maple Bonsai next month, working now on evergreen ones."
Jan 29, 2012
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Christmas Reds

"Karen, this is lovely!!"
Dec 8, 2011
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Christmas Reds

All the Greens came from the Garden
Dec 8, 2011

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Which category best describes you?
Recreational Gardener
Skill level
Intermediate
What kind of gardening do you like to do?
Planting, have many bonsia, love to work with rocks
How much time do you spend a week on average in your garden when weather permits?
about 2-3 hours per day

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Wedding Greens From Your Garden

Posted on May 12, 2011 at 9:34pm 0 Comments

GREENS



Hardening Greens. When purchasing Greens for Wedding work, or gathering them from a Garden, it is important to let them sit in the water for at least 12-24 hours before you use them in Arrangements. Many Greens, like ivy, may look great when first cut and will hold up out of water. However, the longevity of the Green will be cut. Much of Wedding Work needs to be done ahead of time (up to 3 days), many floral/greens decorations must sit out for many hours on the day of the… Continue

Wedding Flowers From Your Garden

Posted on May 12, 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

When first looking in to doing floral work for your Wedding the list of Flowers is endless. You need to shift through names, varieties, color and availability to try and find what you want, when you will need it. Compromise is key. Below you will find some of the most common used Flowers for Wedding Work. A short description, uses, care and tolerant temperatures for each flower.

Keep it Simple. Don’t try to do too much. Unless you or a friend have had prior Wedding Floral Experience,… Continue

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At 11:33pm on May 08, 2011, Gylma Norman gave KAREN LOPES a gift
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At 10:00pm on April 17, 2011, Noelle Kaler said…
Welcome Karen! I hope you enjoy Garden Share as much as I do!  I think you'll find the site is very user-friendly. Great photos! Thanks for sharing.
 
 
 

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A New Garden in Dayton

The yard was a blank slate and I longed for plants; so I started a garden. Food and flowers will grace this place soon.
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"Added a bird bath."
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"A basic design for the garden."
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"Started with a foundation for a flower garden; a bench platform."
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Pink Magnolia

"Clare it does and it is nice. I have a bench near by and can smell the scent. It won't be in bloom much longer but other bushes are starting to bloom. Have a great weekend. "
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New Tree

"You got that right, Linda! Happy Gardening to you, too!!!"
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