Before my sister and her husband up and left for the AT, she sent me a load of plants that she wanted me to take care of. This blackberry lily is all that is left.
Way back in during the summer I took a break from this here blog. I figured I’d step away for a week or two since I was up to here in the garden (can you see my hand up above my head?) and it was also prime playing out in the yard time for the […]
I came home from work a few days ago and did what I usually do. I walked out back to fiddle around in the garden. Watering the pumpkin and watermelon seedlings I spotted this damage done to a Moon and Stars melon plant. “Crap,” I muttered under my breath. The cucumber beetle was back, or […]
I’d be lying to you if I said that I didn’t have anything to write about the last several weeks. I have. I’ve had lots and lots of things to write about. It was finding the time to put pencil to paper, which there has been lots of. You know, at midnight, way after the […]
Zoe holding up a Porter tomato. The first ripe tomato of the season!!
The onions have taken to laying over by themselves as they seem to done growing. As such, the giant sunflowers are taking over.
I couldn’t come up with a name for this. Just something I put together. Hope you like it. Music credit: The Head and the Heart.
The bluebonnets have been hanging around for about the last three weeks without any color. They were beginning to become unsightly. The seed pods were plump enough that it was time to do some cleanup around the mailbox. I cut the tops off most the plants to hang and let the seeds pods dry. Unfortunately, […]
Everyday when I come home from work I am mesmerized by the amount of butterflies fluttering around in the front yard. I could sit out there all evening and watch them sit and bask in the evening sun. I was able to get these four on camera. The others are more camera shy. When I […]
Ive been wanting to dig at the potato beds for about a week now, just to see what was going on under the soil. I must say, I was impressed. I started with just one box and potatoes buried at the very bottom. As the plants grew I added dirt and another box, eventually stopping […]