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About gardenladyetc

Welcome to Little Cedars! I'm Karen aka gardenladyetc. I live on Table Rock Lake with all my 'furry friends' and family. I hope to share this 'little bit of heaven' with with you through my photos and posts. I am a garden designer, southern cook, writer and rescuer of 'furry friends'. My favorite quote is: "The most wasted of days is one without laughter." E.E. Cummings Keep Smiling. :-) Karen

Out With the Old, In With The New– Goals for 2012!

It’s been very busy around Little Cedars!  The two major landscape projects for 2011: the garden shed and the water feature,  have been completed.  All that remains to be finished is landscaping the areas around each.  Each season brings me … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

3.28.2011 Even though we are having a few yucky days at the moment, the previous little warm spell was enough to pop the spring flowers right up!  Hyacinth, crocus, daffodils and forsythia have been blooming for days.  The Redbuds are … Continue reading

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It’s ‘More Beautiful-er’ :-)

2.11.2011 Just when I think it can’t be more beautiful– it is.  This morning it was like looking out at the Snow Princess’s castle.  There was a heavy fog last night and when the temps fell the fog decorated every … Continue reading

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Be Careful What you Ask For :-)

2.9.2011 Oh well– no need to worry about those ‘sins’ I wrote about yesterday just yet.  After lamenting about the warm weather chasing my snow camouflage away, I awakened to the most beautiful of snows!  Sometime in the early dawn … Continue reading

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Come Back Snow!!! I need you.

2.8.2011 A couple of 40 degree days and sunshine and the the snow starts retreating to reveal…….. NO– this is not my yard!! 😀 One of the many pluses of snow, other that its astounding beauty, is that it provides … Continue reading

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Channelling Erma B. on a Beautiful Winter Day!!!

2.5.2011 Here goes–  Erma Bombeck I’m not.  But I’ll try not to put you to sleep! 😀 This week I just experienced my first “blizzard”–the term the weatherman used not me.  Personally, I’m thinking that the folks in Montana or … Continue reading

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