After you’ve mastered them, have your kiddies take the quiz. Once they’ve aced it, send them out to pull some weeds! Ha!
The daylilies have popped.
The views are amazing, and a reward for the climb.
I find the flora equally amazing.
Asiatic lily brings a bright glow to the garden.
One of the best shows so far has been a one year-old sweetshrub that I sensibly protected with deer net. It has been sending out these beautiful cerise blooms on last year’s growth.
It’s time for round two. July brings a new bounty of weeds. Here in the…
Yes, I have been teased about my urn planters sporting cherry tomato plants. That’s okay, though. I’ll enjoy popping those sweet, sun-warmed tomatoes right into my mouth while I sit on the deck reading the latest thriller.
We are eager to go, and then eager to come home again. This is the…
We walked over to the footbridge he had recently built over our little creek. There, quite clearly, where the large paw prints of a bear.
Today, I checked on the pea plants and found NOTHING
I’ve got basil growing in the front, along with rose bushes. Why not? Basil looks good all season long.
I wasn’t going to risk our health, or contribute to the planet’s declining health, by resorting to weed treatments.
The long wait for spring was answered by a beautiful burst of plant life.
When I was a little girl, daffodils were my favorite flowers. I couldn’t imagine anything…
The cold spring set bloom time back a bit, so we are just enjoying the last of the daffodils and forsythia.
The daffodils waited to bloom, and still are being stung by repeated snowfall. I share their “droopy-headed” resignation.
Edible flowers are not just for decoration, and not made of pure sugar. These are the real deal.
Robins and many other suburban-dwelling birds repeatedly fly into windows because they interpret their reflections as other birds invading their territory.
Beefsteak, Roma, Sweetie, I love them all in their own ways.
There are two reasons deer don’t like daffodils.
The young seedling needs no nutrients at the beginning of its life, as the nutrition contained within the seed provides enough energy for the plant to begin growing.