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Like you, I am at home now and feeling very thankful that we are well and so are those who we know and love. I hope you are that fortunate as well. I think of all the things I can now do while I am at home but the days seem to breeze by just making sure we are safe and that our home is safe and clean.

Of course I had to cancel my two spring tours and was so sad to let my guests know that but I want us to be going on a tour to make happy memories, not worried about each and every thing we do while there, and if we could have gone that was what would have happened so I made the decision to cancel before countries locked up and flights were no more, and for that I am also thankful as no one was caught in the mad rush to get home. I am happy to say that my Chelsea Tour 2021 is exactly the same as 2020 was and it is being worked on and will be up on the tours site shortly. I am also working on Taiwan 2021 and will update it when I have it ready. I am also working on my last tour to South Africa which will be in October 2021.

so....a different world is what we have now and we have to stay home and get through this. Thankfully we can take solace in our gardens, whether large or just some containers.

Watching spring growth is so good for your soul, that perfect green that only happens in spring, those buds popping open, those shoots coming out of the soil...I think this gives us hope and my hope for you is that you will find solace now in the little things.

Keep checking up on your friends and family. We are so lucky now to have so many ways of keeping in touch with those we love while not being with them...use them.

I have also been updating my FB page with what is happening here in Panama where I live and posting some of my many photos of beautiful flowers and places...because we will travel again....and we will appreciate it more.

CELEBRATING 21 YEARS of Tours for Garden Lovers...

The only tour this year that I will/might have going is Portugal in October 2020. This will depend on Covid 19. My tour to Greece in May 2021 is booking, filling up with those who love spring flowers, great food and the exquisite beauty that is in Greece...and I am working on a tour to South Africa in 2021 October, likely my last tour there....AND Floriade 2022!

Our Garden Tours Site is www.gardeningtours.com

I hope you are following me on facebook so you can see what I am up to here in Panama and on my travels. WorldReviewer.com has lots of reviews I have done - check out http://www.worldreviewer.com/member/donnadawson/

We have two other sites that might also be of interest to you. Here is the website link to our tours only gardening website!

Our Panama site is at WhyPanama.net Moving to a tropical country from Zone 3a in Alberta was sure some kind of adjustment, but one that we are so thankful we did. It has opened up a whole new world of plant material and article opportunities for me.

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