Patio Container Blueberries

It's patio season and I’m so excited about the new containers and blueberries the husband bought.  He negotiated a discount on one of the containers which was damaged, thinking I would like to blog about repairing it.  I love the idea of container gardening, but patio container blueberries? That's brilliant!   Did you know blueberries can be … Continue reading Patio Container Blueberries

Backyard Tour

Hello again! I took a week off for travel and happy to see our yard looks so pretty upon my return.  You could say we had an unusual spring, considering the sun took a month-long vacation, we had cooler than normal temperatures and we survived the 100 year flood, again.  Happily our backyard plants are … Continue reading Backyard Tour

Patio Season

On the spring and summer weekends we usually have an umbrella raising ceremony.  It is a signal that good times are about to start and relaxation can begin. Last weekend we spent time cleaning up the patio planting hibiscus and a few herbs.  The most impact comes from cleaning up leaves , weeds and trimming up … Continue reading Patio Season

Herb Markers

As usual I go shopping for one thing and come home with whole bag full of projects from my favorite fabric and craft store.  I was in the wood aisle looking at large letters when I saw these little wooden flower shapes and it hit me.  Herb markers!  I have been looking for something cute … Continue reading Herb Markers

Ready for Spring

Yesterday was the first day of spring and most of the garden is still dead, dead, dead or sleeping, pretending to be dead. Fortunately, winter is starting to let go of its frigid grip. I guess I could do some weeding and cleaning up in preparation for springtime weather. That's my specialty, unlike my husband … Continue reading Ready for Spring