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Image Spotlight: Debbie Corrington (rcn48)
By Nancy Polanski on February 13, 2012

Meet someone who calls herself a "Learnaholic." That sounds like someone who is addicted to learning new things, and Debbie has an impressive track record. She and her husband own a successful Nursery, she is an avid gardener and an accomplished crafter. Please meet Debbie Corrington.

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ImageSharon
Feb 12, 2012 7:57 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
And here you are!
Great story, beautiful, creative, strong, wonderful woman.
So good to call you friend.

ImageDaylilyDiva219
Feb 12, 2012 10:15 PM CST
Name: Barb
Falls Church, VA
Zone 7a
I agree Reading this article is just like a nice visit with Deb! Well done. Lovey dubby
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ImageHollyAnnS
Feb 12, 2012 11:58 PM CST
Name: Holly
South Central Pa
Loved the article and it was so nice to learn more about a such a wonderful person. I have visited Deb at home and toured her beautiful garden. She is a very talented and kind person. I am lucky to have come to know her.
Life is Great! Holly
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ImageZanymuse
Feb 13, 2012 1:55 AM CST
Name: Brenda Essig
Rio Dell, CA
Bravo! I really enjoyed reading your interview. Your life has been filled with the beauty of nature and family and shaped through your talent and hard work. Your R & R time is being as productively and your positive outlook is shining through. Thumbs up & I tip my hat to you. to a fine lady.
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Imagevic
Feb 13, 2012 3:55 AM CST
Name: Vicki
North Carolina
SO GOOD to see you Debbie! Hurray! Hurray!

Your story was so enjoyable to read and your photo's stunning.

Take care!

Group hug

Thank you Nancy!

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ImageOnewish1
Feb 13, 2012 5:30 AM CST
Name: Allison
NJ
very nice... always good to get to know each other better!!!.. love the photos!
Imagenap
Feb 13, 2012 6:14 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
I agree! Deb's photos are outstanding!
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Feb 13, 2012 6:41 AM CST
Name: Ronnie
Southeastern PA~Zone 6
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Wonderful story Deb I tip my hat to you. I enjoyed getting to know you even better Hurray!
I would love for some day to meet you in person and see your beautiful gardens Lovey dubby
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A_Rare_Rose
Feb 13, 2012 6:46 AM CST
Name: Rose Rairie
Chicago, IL & Benton KY
Great article. Truly amazing woman. What an inspiration to us all. I am getting off the couch and putting R&R on the back burner!
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Imagercn48
Feb 13, 2012 8:44 AM CST
Name: Debbie
Lexington, VA
Sharon wrote:And here you are!


Hurray! You found me! Lovey dubby

I've been MIA from the forums but I'm keeping myself busy and planning more ambitious projects as soon as I'm able.

I want to thank Nancy (publicly) for offering me the opportunity to appear in the Spotlight. I tip my hat to you.

I've met so many wonderful people in the forums over the years and hope to meet more in the future! Your comments are sincerely appreciated and I'm so happy you enjoyed reading a "little" more about me. Big Grin
Imagenap
Feb 13, 2012 8:53 AM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
*Blush* You're welcome, Deb, but I think the thanks should go to you. I tip my hat to you.
ImageSharon
Feb 13, 2012 12:31 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
You know I have an eagle eye, Debbie. I don't ever let you get too far away that I can't find you. Lovey dubby

Nap, forgot to tell you, such a great article, thanks for keeping her still long enough to get it written. Big Grin
Imageaspenhill
Feb 13, 2012 12:31 PM CST
Name: Terri
Lucketts, VA
Hi Deb,
I always enjoy the Spotlight articles - everyone's stories are so interesting. You know I follow all your project postings with enthusiasm, and I swear, you are the Photoshop Queen! I'm glad to catch up with what you've been up to thru this article. So sorry to hear about your injury, but even the "R&R" doesn't seem to be slowing you down too much. My conservatory/kitchen renovation project is still plodding along slowly - I may have everything done in a few months, making it just about a year long effort. When I finally get to the accessories, I'll take your lead with the spray paint, but pewter/nickel color vs your bronze Hilarious! . If timing works out, I hope to see you at one of the Virginia plant shows if you are going this year - maybe the one in Richmond or the one at Green Springs, or maybe both Thumbs up
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ImageSharon
Feb 13, 2012 12:45 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
And see, Nap, another thing.
You and Deb just brought some more of favorite friends right here to this thread so I could see them again. It's been a long time, Rose and Terri. So glad you enjoyed this article too.

Imagenap
Feb 13, 2012 4:23 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
Sharon wrote:
Nap, forgot to tell you, such a great article, thanks for keeping her still long enough to get it written. Big Grin


Well, I had to figure out a way to incapacitate her first. It wasn't easy, either. Hilarious!
ImageSharon
Feb 13, 2012 4:26 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
Well shoot! Here we go back into R and R for you, Debbie.
It will no doubt be months and months before she ever writes another word.

Gee thanks, Nap.
Imagenap
Feb 13, 2012 5:12 PM CST
Name: Nancy
Buffalo NY
You're welcome. *Blush*

(Oh. That was meant to be sarcastic, I think. Oh well..... Big Grin )
ImageSharon
Feb 13, 2012 6:29 PM CST
Name: Sharon
Kentucky
Big Grin
ImageMaryE
Feb 13, 2012 7:15 PM CST
Name: Mary
The dry side of Oregon
Be yourself, you can be no one else
What a delightful article written by a delightful lady! I enjoyed every bit of it, and all of those great pictures. I had to laugh out loud seeing the sock monkey with the grandchild looking very small by comparison. If I had to pick a favorite picture, it would have to be one of the rock walls or maybe the stepping stone walkway though the trees. I think her version of R and R is probably more active than a lot of people's busy days! We have a lot of rocks, but what have I built from them? Nothing! Shame on me!
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ImageDaylilyDiva219
Feb 14, 2012 12:05 AM CST
Name: Barb
Falls Church, VA
Zone 7a
aspenhill wrote: If timing works out, I hope to see you at one of the Virginia plant shows if you are going this year - maybe the one in Richmond or the one at Green Springs, or maybe both Thumbs up


Hey Terri, Just wanted to let you know that due to Deb's ankle injury and Rick's back problems, they won't be at any of the Spring plant sales - sadly this means no Lewis Ginter, no Green Springs, no Blandy this year ... Sad I think she's hoping to do some Open Houses once she's back on her feet and sees how things are going. I'm sure she'll pop in here to let you know for sure. I'm disappointed not to be able to see her at those shows too, but trust me, a trip to Lexington and getting to see her beautiful garden (and all those wonderful projects!!!) and their greenhouses is well worth the time! Thumbs up

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