Kiss the Earth Archive: March, 2012

My bulbs never look like this

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Been busy writing a story and editing other people's copy all day, so I never made it down to the show. Whew! But before I go home, thought... Read more

Man Cave gets more than it asks for

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Everybody's talking about the Man Cave at the show, room 204B, which was supposed to be for guys who get dragged to the show and want to let... Read more

An ambrosia salad worth eating

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Remember ambrosia salad? Canned fruit cup, mini-marshmallows, maraschino cherries, sour cream ... just the idea makes me gag! So it was a little... Read more

Who knew about woo-hoo?

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Seriously, who knew the flower show crowd was a woo-hoo kind of group? The folks at the new Designer's Studio at the flower show are definitely... Read more

Pineapple plant: Better than pineapple pizza, I think

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I guess it was inevitable that a show with a Hawaiian theme would bring forth a wave of pineapples. They're here, all right - pineapple pizza... Read more

Here come rock gardens

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Garden designer Michael Petrie of Swarthmore is always up to something, and he's racked up more awards in this year's show, including my favorite... Read more

"Surfer Duke" and the pilfered leis

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So ... you may have wondered who that chiseled, bare-chested guy is who greets you as you leave the show and start walking down the Grand Hall... Read more

Stand on the beach and chant as loud as you can

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This is Ellen Kekuaokalani Delarossi, Delarossi being her married name. I met her after she performed with a hula group at the show. She is... Read more