Spring Colors

Getting Vibrant Again Spring is finally here or should I say summer is finally here.  The temperature was over 90°F for a couple of days which broke the record.  I'm not complaining after months of snow and freezing temperature.  The plants in our garden are not complaining either.  They're pushing out shoots and buds all... Continue Reading →

Primrose

Beauty With Low Maintenance When crocuses and daffodils start to fade, primroses take the baton and continue running, coloring our garden.  I've been planting different colors of primrose in our garden for the last few years and continue to look for new colors every year.  There are many types of primrose but not many are... Continue Reading →

Earth Day

With Respect and Gratitude  The Earth gives us sanctuary and sustains us in all things.  Aside from being a provider, she is also a designer, inventor and teacher among many other things. She is kind but can never be tamed.  That last is quite likely what saves us all from ourselves in the end. Here's... Continue Reading →

Earth Day

A Day To Contemplate on...There Is No Planet "B" A friend of mine gave me a t-shirt that has "There's No Planet "B" printed on the front as a holiday gift.  I'm very grateful for that and it's a perfect t-shirt to wear while gardening today. You may have seen this proverb below floating around... Continue Reading →

Primrose

Tough Little Plants When spring weather has not stabilized and frost is not yet out of the picture, not many plants are well equipped to deal with left-over extremes.  Primrose (Primula) is one of the early spring flowers that can deal with a wider than normal range of temperatures.  Recently the temperatures locally have been... Continue Reading →

Weighing Priority

Weighing Priority: To Blog Or Not To Blog Spring is finally here, though a little too cold for April.  There are plenty of things to do in the garden and most of them are time sensitive.   Cleaning up dead stalks, feeding, pruning, training, mulching, starting the seedlings...they all need to be done at certain... Continue Reading →

Primrose

Portrait of Beauty I don't remember when I fell in love with Primrose (Primula).  I just noticed that the variety of colors have increased in our garden and I still look for new colors to add to our collection.  These little prim looking flowers are tougher than they look.  They stay close to the ground... Continue Reading →

Survived the Frost

Still Alive and Blooming The temperature has been going up and down like a yo-yo.  We hit 70 degrees last week, then dropped down to 25 degrees this past Tuesday night, one night only!  I rushed home from work to cover the vegetable seedlings that had already sprouted.  They're too tender to take the frost... Continue Reading →

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