A Couple of Crock Pot Recipes for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and everyone rushing around trying to come up with the perfect Thanksgiving menu, I have to share a couple of very easy recipes I make in the crock pot. The first is a never fail recipe for Dressing.  The first time I made dressing, it was so dry there was not … Read more

What's blooming in November?

Here it is the 15th of November and, although we have had a few frosts, my old-fashioned petunias are still going strong. These flowers were started from seed that I saved from last year.  They tend to get a bit leggy so cutting them back a couple of times a season is a good idea.  … Read more

A Seed with History

Every fall I become this hoarder of seeds, a crazy woman yielding pruners and brown paper sacks wherever I go.  No yard is safe from the crazy seed lady.  I am unable to stop myself.  I must have more seeds, I chant with eyes glazed. This is especially true when milkweed (Asclepias sp.) is involved. Milkweed is one of … Read more