Wonder what they are saying to each other? In the past months I’ve had some pretty interesting birds stop by my bird feeder right outside my window. It is a time consuming hobby to capture the wildlife with camera and I envy those who are able to capture the birds in their own natural environment. [...]
As the tease to spring arrives and we endure temperatures in the low 60*’s I can’t help but wonder how many cabin fever zone 5 gardeners made the mistake of getting out and doing some spring clean up in the landscaping? It is only late February and even though I’m feeling that spring itch we [...]
Best of Show Netherland Dwarf Ever have those days when you have a ‘billion’ things to do and when you finally sit down to start working on the project you have a ‘brain fart’ and you just can’t think? I’ve had just that kind of a week! Yesterday one of my chores included spending time [...]
What better way to make your garden kid friendly then to get the kids in the garden and teach them how to sow some seeds of their own? Growing a garden gives children a chance to learn important life skills. Kids can experience the joy that comes from caring for something while watching it grow [...]
It was a year ago this week I started to feel the power of social networking site Twitter. A group of gardeners who I enjoyed ‘tweeting up’ with met up on started sharing ideas about sowing some seeds. I blogged about the experience as it happen in my entry at Join is for #SuperSowSunday . [...]
The sunflowers that artfully dance in the image above are from my 20o8 veggie…..
Curiosity has me wanting to ask on my blog today if anyone else uses social networks like Facebook and Twitter more then they do their personal blog? In the past year I’ve had the privileged of attending a few social media seminars focusing on the topic of how to use these forums. The number one [...]
Winter is usually the time of year that I use to organize and get caught up on any reading I have collected during the year. For Christmas I received ‘The Small Budget Gardener’ by Maureen Gilmer as a gift. I’m enjoying the book even though I’m not reading every word. It doesn’t mean it isn’t [...]