Some Call Them Weeds, I Like To Call Them Flowers

Yesterday I wrote about a blooming tree/shrub in our neighborhood and how I very much enjoyed the view.  I thought I would share a few pictures I took walking around the yard featuring the beginning of Spring when the earth is coming to life with color.   Purple Dead Nettle (the top image I took but…

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Oh No It Didn’t – That Darn Squirrel!

Now I know there are some very passionate animal lovers of all kinds out there but, and please don’t get me wrong, I like animals – a select few …. but squirrels those blasted blankety blank blank, aggravating no good for nothing pesky rodents with a fuzzy tail aren’t one of my selected few! All the…

Not Your Typical Day

For the first 10 days of July we have received almost 4 inches of rain – year to date 35 inches of rain!  Overall the garden, grass and flowers have loved the benefits of daily watering until these past few weeks. My squash and sunflowers have now developed mildew on their leaves – treated them…

Enough Said

Tonight’s meal consisted of grilled meat, fresh veggies which included three walk out the back door into the garden – snip, snip, snip voila beautiful yellow squash! As I was chopping them up naturally I had to taste one before adding any seasoning, now I completely understand why Rango devoured them –

Where is my magical meadow?

I love flowers, I would have to say white gladiolus are definitely one of my favorites. When the girls were little we would go to our favorite Italian restaurant with a sea of fresh cut white glads in galvanized buckets everywhere. I felt like I was in a meadow, someplace magical … it was magnificent. I…