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faerie garden (Katy-Kelly Lowe)

Member since: February 27, 2010

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Location:

Birmingham, Mi 48009
USDA hardiness zone 5B

Name:

Katy-Kelly Lowe

Member since:

February 27, 2010

About me

I live with my husband in Birmingham, Mi. We have 1 son, (33yrs) who lives in Brooklyn,NY and works in Manhattan. I work at home for our business, Solid Creations,LLC. My line is "katykellydesigns"(DBA) and consists of all sorts of gifts: hand-dyed 100% silk scarves; pressed flowers arranged on fabric or paper and then matted and framed under glass - or made into greeting cards;


Current project

Current Project: ENJOY MY GARDEN! I sometimes forget to "stop and smell the roses" instead of obsessing over every little thing (or big - like Japanese Beetles Yuck!!)and take pics! I'm trying to sit on my glider in garden, listen to the water fountain John (husband)made for me, breathe in all the smells, and just appreciate all the colors or all the funny little ways this or that is growing in a certain direction or whatever! And then get up and go hunt for all the tiny little flowers that are hiding among the larger ones - the little surprises that spring up over night from the pkts of seeds I planted! They are sooooo cute and I like to pretend that the little faeries were busy during the night helping them blossom!(I cut a lot of them for pressing but still I can enjoy for awhile!...). I'm on my way out to sit and have my "2nd" cup of java!! "I'm 'making' the time to do it!" (I think I'll take my camera for AFTER I ENJOY!)


Type of gardener

I'm pretty much of a novice gardener. I started my 1st garden by using starts from my Mother, then applied the skills she taught me, now I have 3 other little gardens and frequent the little local plant store for help!


Favorite garden activity

"Favorite Activities"! "Painting my gardens with new colors each Spring!!"; planting and trying out new flowers and herbs; seeing the new little plants that sprout up from a 'variety seed pack' or seeds planted by the birds!

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Hi Faerie Garden- <br/>Thanks for the add! I look forward to connecting with you regarding plants!!! <br/>Good growing~ <br/>Kristie
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Spirit Horse Herbals commented on 04/12/10
Can&#x27;t wait for you to post some pictures of your pressed flowers here- let me know if you need some help! :)
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FigTree commented on 03/01/10
yes, but it's looking good! You can always edit your profile if you want to. what else do you need help w/?
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FigTree replied: on 03/25/10
hey there faerie garden! <br/> <br/>Welcome to Dig The Dirt... we are super happy you made it here. We don&#x27;t want to brag, but we&#x27;ve got a lot to offer here! <br/> <br/>Start a Gardening Journal/ Blog: just click on the tab &quot;contributions&quot; above and start writing and uploading photos. This is where you can really get the word out about how you are involved with gardening as your post lives on the homepage for all to see! <br/> <br/>Become a Featured Member: Every week we choose one member who has been active on our site and highlight them. <br/> <br/>If starting a blog is too intimidating you can read articles and ask questions: We have tons of info all over this site and there is so much more to come, so keep browsing. Ask any question you have and other members will answer, and if they don&#x27;t I will find out the answer for you! <br/> <br/>Make some friends: Don&#x27;t be shy- so far everyone is really kind and generous here. Just click on the green tab &quot;gardeners&quot; above and you can search by zone or city to make buddies in your area. <br/> <br/>Give us Feedback!! This is really important to us, as we are a brand new site, still in beta and we are working our hardest to bring you a great website. HAPPY GARDENING! <br/> <br/>BTW- you can set up a link to your website on your profile, all we ask for is for you to give us a link back ;)
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FigTree commented on 03/01/10

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