Happy New Year, everyone! If you were like me, you have been hibernating this week because of sub-zero temperatures. I have actually been pretty busy with getting everything back to normal after the holidays. Our holidays were wonderful, and I hope yours were too. However, there is something about normalcy that makes me buzz along. … More A Thoughtful Approach to the Garden in the New Year
Why is it, the older I get, the faster time goes? I didn’t even get to post at all in the month of November, and I feel like it was just yesterday that I actually dug up my dahlia tubers and gladiola bulbs. I have been meaning to write this blog post for a month … More Dahlia Tubers- the Short and Sweet of It
How interesting it is that my first blog post since July would be on my 3 year blogging anniversary!! So, thank you to all of my followers and fellow bloggers who take time out read my blog posts– I really appreciate it! This summer was wonderful for me and my family. August was filled to … More Beginners Guide to the Cutting Garden
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
Happy beginning of summer, everyone! I haven’t posted a natural pause in a while, and just loved this gem from our recent camping trip. Enjoy!
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
It’s hard to believe this is the last day of 2016. What a year! Here’s hoping we have a more peaceful, content 2017. I want to thank all of my readers for sticking with me through this year. I have been trying to change things up, but at the same time, I didn’t post as … More 2016: A Look Back in the Garden
My soul is mourning. That’s the only way to describe it. My grandmother, Joyce, passed away Thursday evening at 84 years old. She lived a full life, and when I saw her in December, I could see in her eyes that she was not long for this world. But still, after hearing the news of … More Tribute Flowers in the Garden: An Ode to my Grandmother