August 29, 2019 Remaking Containers, The Botanists Patrick Browne, Rudolf Geschwind and the Countess of Roses, Christina Rossetti, Colors from Nature by Bobbi McRae, Redesigning with Hostas, and Ingrid Bergman in Cactus Flower

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Well, it’s time to get serious about remaking our containers – especially on the front porch and around the front door. Editing containers from time to time is essential to keep them looking great. Sometimes combinations don’t work well; other times, plants can grow in unexpected ways – too tall, too bushy, or just an…

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Remembering Ingrid Bergman: the Actress Compared to a Cactus

Ingrid Bergman, 1944

“Ingrid appeared in a number of films, including the iconic Casablanca. In 1969, Ingrid appeared in a movie called Cactus Flower.” August 29, 1915 On this day, Ingrid Bergman, the actress, was born in Stockholm, Sweden. (She also died on the same day in 1982 at 67.)   Ingrid appeared in several films, including the iconic…

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