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#Wildflowers I grow in #Oklahoma to celebrate five years of Clay and Limestone's Wildflower Wednesday. 
In honor of the fifth anniversary of Gail Eichelberger’s Wildflower Wednesday meme, I want to share some of the wildflowers I grow in Oklahoma. Over the past five years, my garden has leaned closer and closer to a wildflower pollinator haven. Whenever I must remove a rose because of Rose Rosette Virus, I tend to plant a [...]
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The small bells of lily of the valley. I forced pips pre-chilled from the farm. They smell heavenly. #flowerphotography   #bulbs   #forcingbulbs   #spring  
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Pips. :)
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Just beautiful. Take me there.
 
Greenhouses, Tufford Road
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I was on my way back from my printer (person, not machine) and noticed the sun and clouds on the horizon were likely to yield a very colourful sunset. Hence I took the back roads to pass a group of greenhouses I have been meaning to photography for a couple of years, but never got around to. I managed to find a place to park the car on Tufford Road (East of Beamsville, Ontario) and quickly set up. As luck would have it the sun was just in behind the greenhouses and the skies did light up as I had hoped. A few quick exposures and it was gone. You may notice that the right-most greenhouse is missing a significant amount of glass. The ones further left seem to have been given some necessary attention. And of course, the pond is what made it for me. Partly luck, partly scouting in advance, partly anticipating what would happen. - JW

Date Taken: 2014-12-10

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Taken using a tripod-mounted Nikon D7100 fitted with a Nikkor 18-105mm VR lense set to 24mm, ISO100, Aperture priority mode, f/8.0, three auto-bracketed exposures spaced at EV+/-2.0 around a base exposure of 1/40 sec. HDR processing was done in free Open Source Luminance/Qtpfsgui using the Fattal tone-mapping operator to emphasize colours, settings as indicated below. PP in free Open Source RAWTherapee: use the highlights/shadows controls to bring up the shadow areas slightly and also preserve the highlight detail in the brightest areas, boost black very slightly, apply noise reduction, sharpen. PP in free Open Source GIMP: make a small adjustment of the bottom 10% of the tone curve to darken only the darkest areas slightly, select the grassy area and boost the green saturation and brightness slightly, sharpen, add fine black and white frame, add bar and text on left, scale to 1800 wide for posting. 

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Amaryllis and other #bulbs grown indoors make great #holiday #gifts. I've already given away three of my four red pots this year. One young friend named the red 'Double King' #amaryllis I gave her from +Longfield Gardens 'Bing.' I hope Bing blooms for her right before #Christmas. 
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Come and party with us. We're #giving away several prizes too. #gardening   #books   +Fran Sorin 
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Hamamelis x intermedia 'Diane' showing off her true #fall  colors. In early spring, this witch hazel has orangey-red blooms. #shrubsandtrees   #fallcolorsphotography   #foliagephotography  
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You don't see too many around here in gardens but I like this shrub. The first to step out in the spring for us.
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I was named one of "30 Bloggers You Should Follow in 2015" by +Southern Living magazine. I'm thrilled! Thank you so much. Several other #garden #bloggers were also included: +Pam Penick +Steve Asbell +Carolyn Binder +Helen Yoest. I also found some great fashion, food and lifestyle bloggers on the list. Great reading at one click. 
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Congrats on your Southern Living honor.  There are hundreds of garden bloggers out there, so you are well honored!  What do you know about clay pot irrigation?  
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Wow.
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Looks so nice
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What a great resource for #community   #garden aficionados. 
 
My book is officially shipping TODAY. I am so excited! Please share... #garden   #gardenchat   #communitygarden   #community  
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+Kathy Purdy reviews my book and +Amanda Thomsen's. Thanks Kathy! Hint: Books make great Christmas and other holiday presents!
 
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that everyone who loves gardening wants everyone they love to love gardening. It may not be your best friend who you want to convert–uh, get hooked–that is, become interested in gardening. Perhaps it is your grown…
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that everyone who loves gardening wants everyone they love to love gardening. It may not be your best friend who you want to convert--uh, get hooked--that is...
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It was my pleasure, Dee!
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A little #bulb  magic to warm our #winter hearts. Hippeastrum 'White Nymph' is a double and smaller than most amaryllis. #AmaryllisAdvent  
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So beautiful! Ours are chugging along, slowly but surely. 
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When the hyacinth #bulb roots begin to search for the water and #grow, I still see it all as such a #gardening  miracle. 
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+Brian Keith Lawson, I hope you do. They are a lot of fun.
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Education
  • Oklahoma University
    Journalism--Professional Writing, 1981 - 1985
  • Northwest Classen High School
    1976 - 1980
  • Rose State College
    Legal Assistant, 1986 - 1989
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Dee Ann Arterburn
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Professional writer, speaker and garden coach living in a log cabin at the edge of the great plains and the deciduous forest.
Introduction
I'm a professional writer, speaker and garden coach living at the edge of the great plains and the deciduous forest. I'm also the author of The 20/30 Garden Guide, a no-fuss, down and dirty, Gardening 101 for anyone who wants to grow stuff.
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Live in Tornado Alley, Have four wonderful kids, Catholic
Work
Occupation
Professional Writer
Skills
Gardening, SEO, Online tech, Speaking, Horticulture and Botany
Employment
  • Self Employed
    Owner and Writer, present
    I'm a writer and speaker. I write and speak about gardening, horticulture and social media.
  • Scrivner, Inc.
    Legal Assistant for five years.
  • Crowe & Dunlevy
    Legal Assistant in the Business department.
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Guthrie
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Oklahoma City