A Flower Lovers Blog


Flower Arranging: How To Keep Them In Place

Sweetwater StyleJul 30, 20183 min read

This is the time of year to sit back and enjoy the fruits of gardening labors!A stroll through the garden will reap lots of flowers to make arrangements with.If you don’t have a garden spot, the local Farmer’s Markets can…


Hosta Flowers: Pretty or Not?!

Sweetwater StyleJul 8, 20182 min read

Hosta plants are abundant here at Sweetwater. I wish I was one of those people who knew all the names of the different plants and labeled them.I am NOT that Hosta gardener!I do love all the gorgeous leaves of the many…


Illusion vs. Reality in the Sweetwater Garden!

Sweetwater StyleJun 9, 20182 min read

The lyrics from the classic Joni Mitchell song “Both Sides Now” began running through my mind as I started to tell you about the garden.  I’ve looked at clouds from both sides nowFrom up and down and still somehowIt’s cloud’s…


We’ve Moved…..The Fairy House That Is!

Sweetwater StyleMay 20, 20182 min read

The Fairy House or Gnome Home here at Sweetwater has good bones!READ HERE about how to turn an old stump into a pretty fabulous Fairy Garden structureThat was a couple of years ago….Just like any home, the Gnome home needs…


Hydrangea Tricks and Tips

Sweetwater StyleApr 24, 20184 min read

Everybody loves Hydrangeas!They put on a wonderful show in almost any floral arrangement.These pretties also have a reputation for being almost impossible to keep for any length of time.It used to be that I dreaded getting a request for Hydrangeas…