In my ‘Red, White and Blue Garden’ the plumbago is still putting on a striking color show. I’m so glad I added this to this little 6’x6′ growing space outside the mud room entry. The only problem I’ve had with this plant is I keep forgetting it’s name. @BG_garden plumbago — renita alexander (@kineard3) October […]
is here and the leaves are falling way to fast for me. I can’t keep up with what is going on outside and I literally have to remember to breath and take it all in before it is gone.
Today was going to be a Throwback Thursday featuring my first garden and the lessons I learned growing under a walnut tree way back when. When I went to find the image I remembered sharing on TwitPics years ago the sight read : PANIC!!!! I didn’t save most of my images from when I first […]
Cats have always been a very important part of my life. When I was in 3rd grade my elementary teacher encouraged me to start a….
Today I’m going to share a poem and a few images of autumn from right outside my sun room door. Leaves begin to fall… Welcome autumn Autumn leaves (tune-London Bridge) Autumn leaves are falling down, Falling down, falling down, Autumn leaves are falling down, Yellow,red.orange and brown! Hydrangea blooming for the first time this summer… […]
The season is passing by so fast this year … leaves are falling and the garden seems to be holding on. Today I want to share with you some of my favorite shrubs and perennials in a short video. Thank you for visiting my garden today – Happy Autumn Support my Friends Carol and Kerrie […]
new variety in my garden by Longfield Gardens named Dahlia Gallery Rembrandt
blooming in front of a yellow
Tucked under a ornamental Japanese maple tree in the small garden in between the porch and front sun room entrance of my home there are a few tiny gardens. Each year it’s been fun trying new things in between the established perennials, hibiscus shrubs and tree. I’ve had containers tucked in between hosta plants,herbs, new […]
Some of my fellow gardeners have shared with me how they enjoy this time of year because it is a break from all the labor in the summer garden. I’m excited to see the color and pull things into the greenhouse to continue the growing as winter approaches. Today I want to share with you some […]
End of the season and look at those Easy Wave Velour Red. With colors like these I’m a new fan of the petunia plant! The plant has a really cool shape as it evenly grows in width as well as height throughout the summer. It has really taken off even as our temperatures deep in […]
Cool days in October were meant for firing up the oven and mixing up some spices to indulge in some flavors of the season. Today I’m sharing my spice cake secret with you on this post. It’s easy to make with a few short cuts and a special treat that you well deserve after […]
Fall is the most colorful time in my Midwest garden as the plants and trees show off one last time before going to sleep for the winter. Here are a few of the sights you won’t want to miss from my Midwest Autumn. These are a few of the things I love most about Autumn. […]