And just like that, fall has been underway for almost a month, and it has been fun, yet productive. Though I have to admit it has certainly not felt like fall, temperatures in Western New York have been higher than they were all summer! So, I really didn’t get into the “Autumn spirit” until a … More Our Veggie Patch Round Up and a Fall Report
Happy summer! It’s hard to believe it’s the end of July– no doubt it’s been a busy one for us. My daughter is at an age where she can do a lot of stuff that she couldn’t before, and we have been taking advantage of it. Life has been busy, and unfortunately blogging has taken … More Lessons Learned in the Garden – Midsummer Report
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!
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!
Happy fall! I hope everyone had a wonderful summer– which honestly, it still feels like here in Western New York. The weather has been beautiful– however, maybe too much. It has been so warm here that my spring bulbs are starting to sprout again! I fear that we won’t have such a colorful fall like … More Seeds n’ Things
Good Morning! I wanted to give you a glimpse of my end-of-the summer garden. I will have a regular post next week, and I can’t wait to share! Until next time friends, enjoy!
Disclaimer: I am just passing on knowledge in regards to shopping for a sprinkler. If you are in a drought stricken area, where watering is NOT an option, then I am by no means advocating watering. If you are fortunate enough to use a sprinkler regularly or on occasion, then I hope you find my … More The No-Kinks Sprinkler Guide
Summer is flying by, and I have not done a Natural Pause for some time! I love going out in the garden every morning to see what is blooming or just about ready to. Here is my Giant Hibiscus ready to pop, and I can’t wait until it does! Enjoy.
As usual, the summer is just flying by! It’s been super hot and humid in Western New York this summer. We are in a severe drought. The grass is brown and brittle. I have had to water my flowers to keep them alive, and I am afraid that doesn’t help the cause. We need a … More What’s Growing On in My Garden — The Summer Update