Pay it Forward Locally. Here's what I am doing with my localism articles. I'm trying to "spotlight" businesses giving them links in my articles while also letting Fishhawk Lake members know what businesses are out there to help them. This was a post that I wrote earlier this week. Three that I have included here are:
- Cascadian Nurseries
- All Natures Construction
- Jim Dandy Farm Market
Plus, you will get a chance to see some of the fun photos I took on my trip this last Friday!
Fishhawk Lake Just Another Day in Nature Today I forced myself to go to a new nursery to pick out plants for our Fishhawk Lake home that's being re-landscaped. Oh, boohoo, had to go outside and be among gorgeous, newly blooming plants and some creatures whose "screams" are strange and haunting, but endearing at the same time!
This was one of the guys who greeted me.
Cascadian Nurseries is located in Hillsboro area about a 90 minute drive from Fishhawk Lake and I'd never been there before. My landscaper, Elmer Aranda, who owns Natures Construction was the one who turned me onto it. After we did some whirlwind shopping for scads of plants and trees and bushes, I walked the property and got an eyeful....
Peacocks are everywhere at Cascadian Nursery. They are sort of "uppity" and shy at the same time. Quite protective, though, that's why some people have them as watchdogs. They were just sort of wandering about like they owned the place.
While the guys at All Natures Construction were taking a quick coffee break:
I walked around after one of the males wandering the parking lot (peacock, that is!)
Check him out in chrome!
After that, I headed over to the waterfeature and the single lonely koi.
I got a bunch of photos and then finally got the Full Monty as I headed to my car--a parting shot!
After that, it was the long boring drive back to Vernonia, with nothing but stunning spring colors to light my way.
Last Stop before heading to Vernonia for "Floor Day" and meeting my sellers!
Jim Dandy Farm Market where I like to pick up my annuals and perennials, but today--just a photo or two!
Come join me if you dare!
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