Month: October 2008

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween to all my favorite ghouls and witches. I’m enjoying a nice rain storm and scrambling to throw together a last minute costume for a party tonight. Here are some of my favorite spooky links to get you into the spirit of the holiday. […]

Meyer Lemon Flowers

Lemon Head

Last year’s Christmas present of a Meyer Lemon tree is being greatly appreciated right now. As you can see for a little tree it’s got quite a haul of delicious lemons. If you haven’t had a a Meyer Lemon you must try one they are […]

Getting into The Halloween Spirit

I can’t believe Halloween is only two days away. I thought this Halloween animation, created by Rick Gervais, was pretty clever. Copies can be purchased at Hallowindow.

Growing Mint from Cuttings

I am happy to report that mint has been effective mouse repellent in my garden. In fact I had so much success, I went a little crazy with buying mint plants. Since my last mint post, I bought an additional mojito mint plant and a […]

It’s That Time of Year Again!

It’s that time of year again, were I break out the bulb vases and start attempting to grow Paperwhites indoors. I did this for the first time last year. It’s so easy just use a small vase or bulb vase with a wide mouth and […]

October Garden

October is one of my favorite months. The garden is in a transition phase were I am saying farewell to the cucumbers and tomatoes. But I’m not too sad about it because I have a ton of Jalapeno peppers and Bell peppers. Not to mention […]

Mums

Fall Planting

Even though I am still harvesting wonderful summer vegetables such as peppers, cucumber and eggplant. My mind is looking forward to my winter garden with plenty of spinach, leafy greens, and garlic. Here is my agenda for fall. Leafy Greens 1. Correnta Spinach- I experimented […]

Blustery Day

Now that fall is here so is the blustery winds. They started yesterday and so far no real damage. In the past the wind has caused a tree branch to land on my car and for our fence to fall over. It’s only the second […]