Timing Is Everything! I knew I was inheriting a Weigela. I just didn’t know when. The church I belong to decided to remove the bushes simply because of the maintenance issue. One of the shrubs is a weigela. Every spring I admire it and had placed it on my ‘wish list’. I was intending to buy […]
I somehow knew there was a reason I accepted the challenge to be a Hostess on Sundays from my cousin Julie Lardy who is the manager for IHop Restaurant in town. One of her cooks offered to save the used eggshells from the restaurant so I could use them in my garden! 3 Reasons To […]
I have been waiting since Christmas to put these garden stakes out. They were a gift from my cousin Anna West. She knows how I love anything gardening. Meet The Vegetables! Meet The Tulips! Hope you enjoyed seeing them as much as I enjoy having these beautiful garden stakes in my garden!
It must have been around 3 am when the storm went through. There was lots of thunder and lightning that came along with the rain. Every gardener hopes hail is not a 4th ingredient. The best thing to do is check the gardens out the following morning. All of these ingredients can wreck a garden […]
This past winter I had some time to do some research when it comes to increasing my yield and quality of vegetables for the coming season. Used Coffee Grounds, Crushed Eggshells & Epsom Salt Last week I am planted tomato and pepper plants using coffee grounds (Starbucks if you must know!) and crushed egg shells […]
One thing we can’t control is Mother Nature. Last night was the first freeze of the 2014 vegetable season. I thought about dragging all of my sheets and blankets out to cover the garden and extend the season. Then I thought, ‘Who am I kidding?’ The season is coming to a close. All the plants […]
I love this time of year when I can throw together a fresh vegetable soup that come right out of my garden. I really don’t have a recipe. I just start chopping! There is one thing I do different. In order to enhance the flavor of the soup, I like to dice up onions, peppers, […]
You would think this Monday is simply like every other Monday but not today! I went out to my garden to pick more green beans. I stayed focused and got them picked. I knew I would also need to pick the cucumbers and so I did that as well. Then it happened! Out of the […]