Tag Archives: Home and Garden

Kindness Caused me to Fall in Love with the ‘Daylily’

My father has a friend that he knew through his work that as a child I knew as “Boots”.  I still to this day do not know his true name, because I have never heard him called or referred to as anything else. Though I have not seen him in years, my father still corresponds […]

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Compost Bin in Honor of Earth Day!

I know I  am a bit late since Earth Day was a few weeks ago, but this project just kept getting pushed to the bottom of the “to do list”.  Now that it is done, I am not sure why I waited. I have huge piles of compost that sit at the end of our […]

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A Love Affair?

Once upon a time their was a beautiful “Peony” who met and fell in love with an Ant.  Not really the stuff of fairytale’s now is it?  But if you have ever watched the ants on the top of an unopened Peony flower you just know they are so in love and devoted to the […]

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Black Locust Tree

I am not in any way shape or form a morning person.  You can ask the people I live with, I don’t like to get up and I can be a bit grumpy in the morning, or so they say!  Anyway since I ended up with all those darn roosters, I have to keep Foghorn […]

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Clematis

Clematis are beautiful flowering perennial plants. I have several growing around here and I always love their appearance in the spring.  The flowers are huge and the colors are so vibrant! Most of the species of clematis are climbers, similar to vines. Clematis vines will grow to heights of twenty feet or more, if given […]

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All the seedlings are up!! Baby Tomato, Eggplant & Zinnias!

Asian Melon seeds were planted in pots today. I’m taking Mother Natures cue that winter is over and next week I am going to plant the first batch of lettuce, herbs, peas and Brussels sprout seeds directly in the garden. Pray for no more frost!!

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