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Month: September 2014

September Favorites

Can you believe it’s about to be October?? I feel like I ask myself the same question every time the end of another month approaches. I would love to just grab Father Time and wrap a couple fifty-pound weights around his ankles, because he is running off with all my time! How do you guys slow down and enjoy your time?

Lately I’ve been spending my time trying to enjoy the everyday things a little more. Like…The little things that God gives me… Love, Food, Cooking, Health, The Weather, Loved Ones. So to end the month I wanted to share a few of our favorite things here at Myra’s Garden.

1. Fairy Gardens (available @ Myra’s) and Fall Decorations

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Photo Credit: Lynsey Buss Curtner, Thank You for Your Awesome Photo!

I love looking at Festive decorations and These little miniature communities are so cute…every time the renaissance festival comes around I’m reminded of these funny little creatures!

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Mysterious Earthworms

Oh my goodness guys this weather change/allergy season has really got us down…Anyone know of any home remedies we can try?? We would love to try something new, and give you guys a review!

In other news…Today we ran into a whole lotta these little guys…

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I’ve always thought Earthworms were so mysterious. Like, What do Earthworms even do?? My curiosity got the best of me, so I thought I would share with you a little of what I found. Continue reading

Time for Beautiful Color

Hey Guys! Check out this beautiful Sea Of Snaps…

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Here at Myra’s we’ve been talking a lot about changing out fall color…

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…and I thought I’d let you know that 50 flats of color has just arrived!

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I know that changing out color isn’t very tricky, but Myra’s just wanted to remind you of a few Materials needed for a successful transition into beautiful Fall Color. Continue reading

Peat Moss vs. Vermiculite vs. Compost

Hey guys! Just here at the shop, enjoying this glorious sunshine…

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Here at the shop we’ve had a few of you guys calling to ask about Peat Moss, Vermiculite, & Compost. So today, I’m going to try’n clear up a few of those questions for y’all!

To give you an idea of what you’re dealing with I’ll briefly explain the differences between Peat Moss, Vermiculite, and Compost.

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Composting

Oh my Goodness! Can we talk about this weather please?? It has been amazing! It honestly makes me feel like Fall is becoming a reality! And you know what that means? It’s time to plant our Fall Veggie Gardens! Woohooooo, I love Food!

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As it’s time to plant our fall vegetable gardens, I thought it would be good to offer up a little information about adding Compost to your vegetable garden.

Adding Compost to your vegetable garden is a great way to add nutrients back into your soil. Nutrients fuel the veggies planted in your garden, and help restore life to depleted soils. Compost can also help retain moisture in your soil, which is a great way to reduce the amount of time you spend watering. Continue reading

The Beauty in Value.

Good morning guys!

This morning marks the brink of a new day at Myra’s Garden. We had our first “monthly” Staff Meeting. In order to meet our goals in better business management, we have made one small change of many to come.

Myra’s has been around for nearly 20 years now, and we know that Myra’s would not be possible without the wonderful team members we have working with us!

These meetings will help enhance our team member relationships, provide information, and encourage discussion. Our goal is to use these meetings to better serve our team members and our customers.

The Myra’s Garden Mission is to stimulate beauty from the inside out by using our talents & empowering future leaders to pass it on.

“If this ain’t beautiful I don’t know what is…”

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When you think Myra’s Garden we want you to think about Beauty with a huge Smile on your face! If there is anything we can do to serve you better feel free to leave us a Comment below or Contact Us, and we will meet your needs to the best of our abilities! Until Tomorrow…

-XOXO,

Myra’s

Nature in Uncommon Places

When I think of Nature, I think of wooded areas, running water, fields of grass and the Things that live within those places. I don’t usually think of cement parking lots, abandoned buildings, high-rise hotels, or airports. Nature in the latter places would be “Uncommon” to me.

Sometimes it seems like the most “out-of-place” things in nature are often the most beautiful.

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I took this photo a few weeks ago at a gas station here in Bay City. I was just doing the usual, pumping gas, when I noticed this beautiful little guy chillin’ on top of one of the bumper poles near the gas pump. I thought…. Continue reading

DIY: Potted Planter

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Flowers Just For You Mum!

Good Morning Loves,

I’m so thankful for the rain today, somehow it always gives me the feeling of fall and winter months. I just love a long day of rain, cat naps, and listening to how happy the earth is after it’s thirst has been quenched. Everything just seems so much happier, so full of life. The calming hum of singing bugs seems louder, the blades of grass seem greener, and the flowers seem brighter… It’s just a feeling I get, I guess?

One thing I know is true about the month of September. It’s time to change out our Seasonal Color. I love my seasonal color in a Clay Planter, simple, easy, and mobile. I don’t get to spend a lot of time at home, so this is a simple way of brightening up my home without the commitment of flowerbeds. Although this is true, many people enjoy Planter Pots as beautiful accents to their porches, patios, walkways, or to their flower beds. The possibilities are endless, whether you are a seasoned pro or you are just trying your thumb out! Continue reading

DIY: All-Natural Mosquito Spray That Actually Works

Good Morning Loves!

There’s nothing like the start of a new day…Wake-up Early before the Dawn, Brew my favorite cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, Read my Bible, and Make my way to Work… All three-hundred and fifty feet of it ha-ha.

The trip from home to work is usually pretty enjoyable, but here lately I’ve caught myself smacking mosquitoes off my body more than I have noticed the beauty of each day. That’s why I was so excited to run across this lovely find! Dirtbag Darling revealed an All-Natural DIY Bug Spray That Actually Works! Continue reading

Gearing up for Fall

Myra’s Garden is starting fresh this fall! And the word on our minds is “beautiful”. Just wanted to share the definition of beauty with you this morning (I think the definition is beautiful in itself) …

beauty.

[byoo-tee] noun.

the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory manifestations (as shape, color, sound, etc.), a meaningful design or pattern.

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