If you are reading N’s blog you probably already know about the veggi garden in our backyard. It’s a good little garden with lots of yummy stuff. We are stoked to have a much longer growing season here, we can grow more fun stuff now. We have things like corn, zucchini, tomato, peppers, basil, lettuce, […]
It is snowing again, in MAY! Is it global warming?
Here is the forecast for today from weather.gov: This Afternoon: Periods of snow. Some thunder is also possible. High near 43. South southwest wind between 9 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. Tonight: Snow likely. Mostly […]
My bulbs are in bloom, April 2008.
I downloaded a free program called seashore that allows me to add watermarks to my photos on my MacBook so I can finally share them all with YOU! I have tons of things in bloom right now and am loving all the color. This one is Muscari that usually comes up with the crocus in […]
Growing "Winston Churchill" Fuchsias
I spent some time with my “Winston Churchill” Fuchsia today and did some research on pruning for the coming spring. Fuchsias produce breathtaking flowers and are somewhat hardy plants. They do however need to be protected from winter frost/ snow so I brought our potted fuchsia inside when winter came. Luckily winter is winding down […]
Growing Calla Lilies
I just rescued some potted calla lilies from the grocery store. They were in the discount section where we often find perfectly good plants that just need the right care. These particular calla lilies were forced to bloom for valentines day, since their blooming period had passed they were being discarded. The great thing about […]