Poison Ivy : Leaves of Three – Let It Be! If you have ever encountered poison ivy and have dealt with the skin irritation that most commonly follows then you know the long term lasting effects from this plant. It almost seems unfair how poison ivy attacks. If you are not aware of the ‘three […]
The high school band march to the ceremony down Main Street The Geraniums loving the heat at the Cemetery Ceremony (be sure to click, on the video blow for music while you check out this post) Selection from the High School band at the Ceremony
Two Year Old Lantana Putting On A Show It was a race to beat the storm on Wednesday as I ran out to the garden with my Nikon to capture some of the action. First on the list was to water the greenhouse goodies and move the flats of bedding plants I had waiting to […]
Is it just me or does it seem like when we are home with some time to spend in our gardens the time goes by so very fast? This weekend was totally one of those moments for me and my family as we spent most of our time dodging the storms and putting together a […]
I can’t believe I’m sharing this snapshot – look at all those weeds! The rain and cooler weather has been keeping me inside for most of the week. Thanks to all the rain, the beds I had cleaned out are getting new growth as well as some new weeds popping up. This image above is […]
It has been my mission to keep it green and as natural as possible in my home and garden and proud to say I’ve been completely green in my year-round greenhouse for over a year. Every day is a learning experience with information I collect mostly online via Social Networking on Twitter / Facebook. […]
My First Potato / July 2010 Last year was the first year to experiment with growing a garden in raised bed structures. One of the hot topics on #gardenchat / Twitter was planting potatoes. With a little help from my friends online I was educated about how easy it was to grow all types of […]
This container of supersowsunday lettuce mix by Territorial Seed Company featured on the left says it all!
Last week was the last of the Outdoor Living Extravaganza Event hosted by Proven Winners for Spring 2011. Four major cities in Canada and the United States were chosen to kick off the planting season by holding a retreat and seminar featuring local garden specialist. I attended the Canadian event held in Toronto, Ontario. Toronto […]
Sharing what is growing on in my neck of the woods is why I’ve been online from the get-go. If it weren’t for social media and outlets like BLOGGER or Facebook, I would have never have met the fabulous garden folks I know today. Where would I be today in my garden without Joe Lamp’l […]
With spring comes a few unwanted guest to our gardens. Today’s outcasts just happen to have wings and enjoy leaving unwanted ‘ekk’ in the pond. Don’t think I’m heartless because the River runs just an few acres from the pond where the rest of the ducklings swim. I’m guessing these two were the trouble makers!
It’s a way of living I grew up with that some where between college and having kids I put on the back burner. I’m talking about using what is in your home pantry and not planning the meal around making a trip to the grocery store. It can be a challenge for your creative side […]