Asiatic lily brings a bright glow to the garden.
I’ve got basil growing in the front, along with rose bushes. Why not? Basil looks good all season long.
There are signs of life!
I have great intentions, but the atmosphere isn’t propelling me into any of the gardening preparations I could begin now.
I’ve been dreaming about what I’d like to try this spring.
Get ready to be wowed!
Even with the cooler weather, Mother Nature presses on.
It took me several years to get up the “grit” to make the stone.
The geranium survived a herd of deer passing through the yard yesterday. It’s one of the bright spots left as the season winds down.
It is fun to start dreaming about next year.
the hedges and flowers seem to go on forever
Honestly, I tried to see why this is called turtlehead and never got it – until I looked closely at this picture!
Pondering what to do with our radishes, I decided to try a marinade.
Sedum “Autumn Joy’ is opening its flowers and attracting scores of bumble bees.
Thinking back to my grandparents’ yard, I don’t recall that they ever applied fertilizer.
The flowers are hardly noticeable, but, oh, that scent!
The berries must love the rain, because they’ve never looked this good.
Even the Tulip Poplar gets in on the act!
Finding satisfaction in the everyday.
“Who loves a garden still his Eden keeps” — A. Bronson Alcott It is a refrain that occasionally flits through my thoughts. Not just when I’m in the garden, but sometimes when I am reading, or cooking, or thinking. Today, it is raining again. We’re stuck in one of those weather loops. It is much worse…
Planting annuals in deer country often feels like burying dollar bills in the ground. You hope they’ll be there when you come back, but don’t really expect it. Brightly colored and persistently blooming throughout the growing season, it is hard for any gardener to resist the lure of giving annuals a go, even with those…