Hardy Begonias

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I always thought of begonias as annuals until I discovered a perrenial variety for sale in a neighborhood fund raiser 20 years ago.  For a dollar, I brought home a clump and planted it.  Pretty much forgot about it and for my neglect, I’ve been rewarded with year after year of spectacular masses of lovely pink flowers.  Pretty awesome return on my investment!  And how cool to have begonias that don’t need to be planted every year.

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Berry~licious! 17 Luscious Recipes

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There is nothing quite like biting into a juicy sweet berry at its prime. Naturally perfect. It’s berry season and this compilation of recipes from the archives will inspire you to enjoy them  in creative ways. From blackberry~thyme scones, to a chilled strawberry borscht and a dozen berry desserts, there are so many delicious ways to enjoy berries.  Just click on the highlighted titles to be taken to the original post and the recipe.  Enjoy!

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