Category Archives: Northwest Flower & Garden Show

Spring has Finally Arrived: Get Happy!

It’s officially spring! Whether you’ve realized it or not, your garden is already growing. The weather may still be cold and the winds unforgiving, but those strong spring performers are breaking ground and bursting out with renewed vigor. Now is the … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: An idyllic spring dream (NWFGS)

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‘Power Up’ for Spring!

While winter is still firmly entrenched in the Pacific Northwest, gardeners from across the region recently ditched their winter gear in favor of rain boots, a hot cup of Seattle coffee & 5 full days of Spring! There inside the … Continue reading

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With Just a Touch of Pixie Dust: Building a Fairy Garden with Art Knapp’s

My girls are fairy obsessed. They are forever building little shelters & houses in my gardens using twigs & leaves and whatever spent flowers they can find. It’s all for the Fairies Mom. Oh, okay. If it’s for the fairies… … Continue reading

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Updating your Garden with Benjamin Moore

Designer Dreams on a Shoe String Budget (This is a sponsored post. Some materials for this project were provided by Benjamin Moore, Tri City Paint & Decorating. All opinions are my own.) Ahh the life of the fiberglass planter. Once … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes for Moore Love

Happy birthday to me! This past weekend I celebrated the passing of another year by doing a few of my favorite things. We indulged in afternoon tea at the Little White House in historic Fort Langley. The sweets and savory … Continue reading

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How to Savor Seattle

Last February on our trip to Seattle for the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, my husband & took an extra day just to ourselves. We played tourist and wandered around this familiar cross border city. We had a fun laid back … Continue reading

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Creative Containers

Letting the Inner Artist Loose In recent years this blog has gone from a hobby to a passion to a career. While the Dandelion Wrangler will always be a source of garden news, projects and thrifty garden ideas, it is … Continue reading

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Trend Spotting at the NWFGS: Lust, Rust & Waterways

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show swept through the region last month. The amazing plants and displays captivated my attention and haven’t let go.  After a long winter, the abundant sights, smells of the show can be a little dizzying. Only … Continue reading

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NWFGS Container Round Up: Contain This!

Continuing on our journey through the Northwest Flowers & Garden Show, we come to one of my favorite subjects; Planters, the planted and containers with wow! Throughout the show there were many inspired designs and creative and re purposed planters that caught … Continue reading

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