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Saturday, November 26, 2016

Christmas Traditions / Garden Gifts

Welcome. I am so happy that you stopped by.  My garden gate is always open for you to  come in and sit and relax for a few minutes with a cup of tea and a piece of  gingerbread.  An old Irish family tradition in our family is to make gingerbread on the day after Thanksgiving and serve it with tea as our way of kicking off the up coming Christmas season.

Let's join Bentley, my Studio Assistant, in the garden to share with you a few things we are growing for gifts.

We usually start in the garden where various plants and Poinsettias are planted to add holiday color and are also used for gift giving to gardener friends and we grow herbs to give to our friends who like to cook.
Ivy makes a wonderful gift - the addition of a red bow to a hand painted watering can makes an adorable festive gift with a few vintage garden tools.

Paper Whites are a favorite among gardeners.



Herbs are a welcome gift to friends who love to cook.

Ivy and Poinsettias in  decorative containers are always fun gifts.

Thank you for stopping by.  I sincerely appreciate your visits, comments, e-mails and those following my blog.

Have a lovely week.  Blessings, Erin

 "The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places .. and you shall be like a watered garden . . whose waters never fail. " Isaiah 58:11


Jeanie said...

I would love any one of those wonderful gifts and I know those on your list will be very pleased!

Junkchiccottage said...

Soooo pretty. I wish I lived where we could have flowers out at this time of year. Just gorgeous.

Nancy Happily said...

I always look forward to seeing your beautiful postings in my email inbox (njam@..). Your messages of faith seem to speak directly to me, just when I need them the most. Thank you!

God bless you

Nancy Happily said...

I always look forward to your beautiful blog. Your messages of faith seem to speak directly to me, and exactly when I need it the most. Thank you!

God bless you.

Sue Kosec said...

I love paperwhites, too. Absolutely beautiful Winter Garden.

Merry Christmas, Erin.

Merlesworld said...

I would say red was your favourite colour.

doodles n daydreams said...

Your friends and family are certainly going to receive some thoughtful and lovely gifts :)


The Country Nest said...

I love visiting your garden!! The extra touches of red are so pretty!

Marlynne said...

Love Love Love your Christmas Garden Pictures! What a fun Irish Tradition1