I’ve been witnessing a strange phenomena every morning one of my potted plants has been dug up as if something was burrowing around the top of the plant. I suspect that this is the work of the evil squirrel and that he’s searching for new […]
Here they are the last of the bulbs that I planted in the fall. This Dutch Iris was a little tricky. The bulbs were an impulse buy and I had them growing in a pot. It shot up something that looked like grass and it […]
Wow, these guys took forever to bloom. I pretty much had given up on them, when at the last minute I transplanted them from their comfy pots into the ground. Now they are ready to bloom. This is my first year trying to grow Freesia. […]
Our roses are starting to bloom. Here are a few photos of the recent flowers. Now if I could just get rid of all of the aphids they attract. I settled on just shooting them off with a good spray of water. But they magically […]
I’ve been doing the dreaded “housework” of gardening which consists of weeding and spraying aphids off every plant. However, while I was weeding this guy kept visiting the flowers. Here he is on one of the sunflowers.
I’ve been reading a lot of debates on whether or not it is ethical to use peat pellets for gardening. There is a concern that the over mining of peat is depleting the peat bogs. Unfortunately, I am finding peat pellets everywhere but it’s very […]
I just learned about this on Shelterrific. Apparently, you can buy plants on Ebay. This one is a a succulent collection consisting of a mix of twenty different cuttings. All of those colors and textures look so great together. Another reason for me to expand […]