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New Plants

July 28th, 2015

Yesterday was my birthday, so a friend too me to lunch and we went to a little local greenhouse. It was a little gem of a place, hidden in Searsport, Maine. It’s perfectly named ‘Hidden Gardens’.
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It was the perfect little greenhouse. It was surrounded by flowerbeds here and there to showcase some of what they sold. The greenhouse/potting shed was super cute. From what we learned, the woman who ran it died last year and her son and husband are keeping it alive. Pardon the cell phone images, I didn’t take my real camera with me to the greenhouse. I promise I will be back again soon and provide you with quality images of the locale.
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The plants were very reasonably priced, I picked up loads of stuff for less than I’d pay for 3 perennials at most of the local shops. In my score were two tree peonies, if you know anything about those, they can be super pricey. Here’s what I got:
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It was definitely a great way to spend the day, what fun we had! Is there anything better to get for a gardener for her birthday than a trip to a local greenhouse? I think not.

Do you have any little greenhouses like this in your are?

2 Comments to “New Plants”
  1. Jaye Whitney on July 28, 2015 at 6:50 am

    What a great birthday!! Boy, did you ever score on plant purchases, and they all looked beautifully healthy!

    Love the stone potting shed (?)! Happy that the family has decided to carry on with her business, seems like it’s beautifully cared for and offers some really nice things.

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  2. David The Good on July 28, 2015 at 12:05 pm

    Happy birthday! Looks like a wonderful place – and you made out like a bandit.

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