Tag Archives: Susan Thomas

Edible Ground Cover to Grow and Munch . . . Sisso Spinach

It is Sissoo Spinach, also known as Brazilian Spinach, or Samba Lettuce and is well suited for our hot and humid summers. It makes a wonderful edible ground cover and will tolerate up to 50 percent shade. It works very … Continue reading

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Under Buddha’s Tree

Last week I realized that the garden is more than a place of plants we love with names we struggle to remember and pronounce. It is in fact a place that holds the history of civilization—both sacred and secular—in its nomenclature, … Continue reading

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Beauty, art and nature right in our own backyard . . .

A day to remember . . . Last week we had our annual field trip at Fairchild Tropical Garden and enjoyed the spectacular art work of Chihuly all along the gardens. What a wonderful experience in our backyard. A must see if … Continue reading

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From “Can’t Do . . .” to a Month of Many Firsts

For the first time we held a floral workshop in the garden center that was publicized (not enough—we are learning), and open to the public. We will do this again on Friday, March 27 for everyone—spread the word. The February … Continue reading

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Annual Art Exhibit at the Biltmore

The Coral Gables Garden Club’s 2015 Art Exhibition was held Monday, January 26th, in the Granada Ballroom of The Biltmore Hotel. It was a true “Celebration of the Visual Arts.” The original works presented were created by artists residing within our … Continue reading

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