I'm still not sure what happened to Spring. The calendar says summer is tomorrow but it's felt like summer for a few weeks now. And that's after a horrendous Winter that pretty much skipped Spring. That meant I lost all of April which is when I do most of my garden clean up so I'm … Continue reading Two Days till Summer!
I may have grown up on the east coast but I've lived in Wisconsin for most of my life and I totally consider myself a Midwest girl. My German immigrant parents landed in NJ in 1956 but when my dad retired, they were Florida bound without any hesitation. So I now get to spend several … Continue reading Florida…a Love/Hate thing!
In the US we have this crazy thing called Ground Hog Day. You know, the day when the furry little rodent pops out of his cozy Winter hideaway to have a look see. If he sees his shadow on the morning of February 2nd he heads right back down and hits the snooze for another … Continue reading Ground Hogs, Candlemas, Galanthus nivalis and 6 more weeks of Winter!
Today is National Poinsettia day! How appropriate it is that it falls on Garden Bloggers Bloom day. Even better, I'm here in Florida visiting my mom so I get to see Poinsettias everywhere...outside! This afternoon my mom and I visited Lukas Nursery in Oviedo and saw an amazing selection! If I lived in Florida I … Continue reading Garden Bloggers Bloom Day
Here we go! The Great Fall Cleanup is about to commence. Mid September is when I start to think about getting the garden ready for Winter. Although things like this certainly don't help... Stoney Creek is my go-to garden center here in the north. I'm there about once a week if not more! Here's some of … Continue reading Garden Bloggers Bloom Day
First and foremost, I am a gardener! Honestly, it's what I love to do most. When I started this blog I really just intended for it to be a way to keep personal notes, photos and other fun garden stuff in one spot. Today's post, however, has absolutely nothing to do with gardening. Because I live … Continue reading Sometimes I Hook and Sometimes I Hoe!