A Natural Pause

We are waist-deep into winter. The good thing is that we are at the half way point — the days are getting longer because it’s still light out when I get home from work! This picture is a great reminder of what we have to look forward to in the coming months. Enjoy.

The Need for Seed and Other Musings – The January Wrap-Up

Here it is, the last week of January is upon us. We are pretty much half way through winter, so lets hope the ole’ groundhog gives us a break this year and predicts that spring will come early! By this time of year, we are all getting cabin fever, heck even my daughter is getting … More The Need for Seed and Other Musings – The January Wrap-Up

A Natural Pause

On Saturday afternoon, I took advantage of the opportunity to do some snowshoeing while my daughter took her nap. As I lapped the little park I have all of my winter fun in, I noticed a small rainbow in the sky. It’s a special treat to see a winter rainbow, mainly because you don’t associate … More A Natural Pause

En”Deer”ing Friends and Your Garden – Winter Version

Another cold, winter week goes by, and I have noticed that hats, gloves, coats, mittens and boots wet with puddles dominate the landscape of my whole house. Scarves in the bedroom and living room, coats hung on the dining room chairs — you get the idea. I love winter, I love the change of scenery, … More En”Deer”ing Friends and Your Garden – Winter Version

Houseplants, Part Three: Tropical and Other Unique Plants

I hope everyone had a wonderful week! It was the coldest week yet for this winter in Buffalo. Sub-zero wind chills and single digits for a good portion of the week made the temperature in the teens that we experienced the other day feel down right balmy! We had a nasty lake effect band come … More Houseplants, Part Three: Tropical and Other Unique Plants

A Natural Pause

It’s been awhile since I have had a chance to post a “Natural Pause”! I just wanted to update you on my Amaryllis that I potted from the kit that I purchased a few weeks back. It has bloomed! And quite fast at that! I was very nervous about this actually blooming, but according to … More A Natural Pause