Author Archive | sabrinaj0y

It was a hell of a storm


The evening of May 4, 2018 an enormous storm moved through the area. Winds that sounded like a freight train. Thunder and lightening. Horizontal rain. And at the greenhouse, hail.  There were even reports of tornadoes in the area, very rare in Vermont. As I crested the hill on Oak Hill Road the morning after, […]

Nicotiana alata, a self-sown color

Name this Flower


It’s time to bring back the Name this Flower game. Here is the first entry (July 27, 2016). Go to our Facebook page, like and comment with your answer. First correct answer wins a $10 Gift Certificate. Don’t be shy. Enter as often as you wish. You can win more than once between now and […]

K. Reo's hanging basket

Hanging Basket Season


March 28, 2016 Yes, this is the time of year when we are busy planting up hanging baskets. No, it is not too early. Here are the reasons to order your hanging baskets now or return your empty ones for us to plant: It is much easier to plant a hanging basket right now when […]

For Leyla

Beauty Maker


I have a friend who is an artist, producing what I used to think of when talking about someone being an artist. She uses paint and pastels, paper and walls and fabric to create colorful, inspirational works of art. She is the one who designed the logo for Just Dancing Gardens & Greenhouse. And, she […]

Pony Tails (Angel Hair) grass in winter

Early February


It’s the end of the first week of February and it has definitely been a weird winter. In spite of the warm temperatures and the lack of snow, it has definitely been winter, that quiet time of year, little sunshine and, with virtually no snow, a time of little physical activity. But now the days […]

Jaska's wreath

‘Tis the Season


Growing unique plants and creating fabulous, artistic container gardens and hanging baskets for the warm months is what we are known for. But when the holiday season rolls around we shift gears. The holidays let us express our creativity with greens, cones, ornaments and ribbons. I always say that this time of year is an […]

Mom's necklace and earrings

Turning 60


On my 50th birthday my Mom gave me the necklace and earrings she wore on the day she married my Dad. Today is my 60th birthday and my first one without my mother in my life. She did not mail me a card. She will not call me. Her gift to me this year is […]

Coleus 'Elfers', July 1

Happy Birthday


Well, I am turning 60 on July 8. Hard to believe but it’s true. To celebrate this momentous event we are having a very special sale. Truly, a once in a life time event. And, we are not selling tired looking annuals and worn out perennials. Our plants are vibrant, healthy and gorgeous.     […]

Echeveria, simply beautiful

Vacation Proof Succulents


Our class exploring the wonderful, varied world of succulents has been rescheduled. It will be held on Sunday, June 14, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. $ for materials. We have an interesting selection of suitable containers for purchase or bring your own. This is one time when those small pots you have […]

Daffodils and hyacinths

Spring Has Arrived at the Vermont Flower Show!


For three glorious days Spring is here in Vermont. Come on over to the Champlain Valley Expo. Breathe deeply. Smell the hyacinths, lilacs and bark mulch. Be delighted by the ponds, pools and brooks. Visit your favorite vendors. Take in a seminar or two and learn something new. Watch a cooking demo. For kids and […]

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