Gardening 101 Week 5

I waged war tonight. Usually one does not think of gardening as a violent pass-time, but tonight, I was a force to be reckoned with. And I would not walk away with defeat. What is this terrible foe that is threatening me? An April snowstorm has me in its sights and I will not be…

Planting 101 week 4

  How is everyone doing? I’m having some successes and some not so much. I ended up replanting the tomatoes that froze because I left the window open last week, but nothing has come up yet. I did replant my broccoli and they seem to be doing ok. I had started with 9 broccoli plants…

Planting 101 Week 3

  So it’s Monday again which means another gardening post. How is everyone doing? Seeds planted? Anything coming up? I’ve got a lot coming up, they’ve gotten too tall to keep the clear cover over them and I think today they may have gotten either a little cold from the wind (from my open window)…

Gardening 101

First off in no way do I have this gardening thing figured out. I have had some great successes, but I have also had some dismal failures (should we even mention the Home Depot flower towers that their commercials last year made look amazing? yeah mine looked nothing like that…AT ALL). However a number of…

Spring Is Coming!

Caedmon and I were outside running around the back yard on one of the first really nice days last week and guess what I found in my flower bed? Some daffodils starting to poke their heads up. I showed Caedmon and he immediately tried to pull them up. I had a little explaining to do….

Roses

I love roses. I love all flowers, but my favorite by far is roses. If I was in charge of the world then I would have cut roses adorning everything, they would be planted everywhere and vases of them would fill every nook and cranny possible. But I’m not yet in charge of the world…