Month: February 2008

Spring has Sprung

It’s so odd to look at other people’s sites and see their homes under snow. Out here it’s been like spring. Today I began to notice some obvious signs that spring is near. Flowers are popping up everywhere and an unexpected places such as my […]

Basil Update

I think if I could only grow one plant that it would be basil. The smell alone is amazing.

The Tale of Too Many Tomatoes

What a difference a year makes. Last year I grew about nine little tomato plants and then out of the blue seven of them died. This year I experimented with grow lights, soil, and fertilizer. As a result I now have over thirty two tomato […]

Arbor Day Foundation Trees

Back in December I received an invitation to join the Arbor Day Foundation for ten dollars. Arbor Day Foundation is the largest and oldest tree growing foundation. I was more than happy to give my support. My membership included eleven free trees. I thought this […]

Valentine’s Day Flowers

This Valentine’s day I thought I would try to be creative and suprise my boyfriend. I found this pretty purple orchid as his main gift. Unlike me he has the patience to care and keep orchids alive. I also started to grow for him a […]

Last Week of the Hearts Show

Hearts 1 This is the last week of the John Natsoulas Heart Show. I went back this weekend to see my photo hanging on the wall and to take a picture of my name plate. There are still a number of affordable pieces of available. […]

Growers Challenge

A few weeks ago I joined Elements in Time’s Growing Challenge. Here are the rules to the challenge. 1. You must grow one additional type of fruit or vegetable than last year from seed. 2. You must post about your garden at least once a […]

Total Eclipse

It’s time to dig out those binoculars and telescopes because tonight most of Europe and North America can witness a total eclipse of the moon. Sky and Telescope has more details on the stages and progression on the eclipse. The eclipse will be begin at […]

Post ID: 305

After raining almost all day today, we are now getting a little bit of sunshine. However, it’s supposed to rain the rest of the week.

Bulb Project 2008

Recently, we have had fantastic, spring like weather. It was so nice that I voluntarily went jogging last week. The bulbs are adding to the spring like atmosphere as well. The pink hyacinth are blooming and smell amazing. This year I went a little crazy […]