Rain, rain, and more rain! My part of the world has seen its share of water lately! As we know, rain can be damaging, destructive, and downright deadly. Despite all of this, there is an upside to rain and your garden, particularly in the spring time, right before the growing season ramps up! Now, it’s … More (Don’t) Blame It On the Rain
Happy May Day, everyone! Though I would love to show you a picture of my Lily-of-the-Valleys, they are sadly not ready just yet. However, the cherry blossoms on my tree have just made their appearance, and I couldn’t be happier. Enjoy!
I hope everyone is having a wonderful April– it has been a busy month for me, as we just got back from vacation in Montana! We visited Glacier National Park, and it was beautiful! It was really nice to experience a part of the country we have never visited before! As nice as our trip … More Easy Spring Garden Prep Info
Good morning, and happy spring! I say that because our two feet of snow finally melted, and as I walk around my yard, I can see signs of life, everywhere–including my first hellebore I planted last November– in the dark!! I have to admit that this year has been a little more difficult to focus … More Let’s Cut to the Chase –Spring has Sprung!
As I write this, it is snowing outside. We have measurable snow on the ground. The first time since December. Talk about a big let down– it has been a rainy, windy, warm winter for the most part, with a Lake Effect snow blast once in a while. My daffodils are coming up, and now … More Don’t “Weight” to Get in Shape for Gardening
In a way, I feel I have missed the boat on writing this post tonight. It’s more of a winter post of sorts, and since it certainly does not feel like winter in my part of the world, I feel like the timeliness of this blog post could be questioned. Haha! However, it still is, … More Hygge and Gardeners
It’s hard to believe it’s the end of January already!! While at my house, we have not had any snow for the whole month, but a lot of rain, freezing and mild! The weather has not allowed me to go out and do any skiing or snowshoeing, so I have been inside making plans to … More The Hedgerow: The Benefits are the Birds.
What a crazy winter this has been–Lake Effect snow one month, rain and mild temperatures in the next. This was a picture I took this past weekend when it hit 60 degrees! While I get a regular post ready, here is a picture to enjoy!
Hey, everyone! This is your friendly reminder to start thumbing through the seed catalogs that have shown up in your mailbox. This will be the first year I will be starting seeds, how about you? What do you plan to start growing?
I actually went “shelling” this past week. Raining one day, lake effect snow the next. Just a typical winter in Buffalo! Enjoy.