If you don't like the weather…

Night before last, when we went to bed, we could hear sleet hitting the windows. The weatherman on TV (with his jacket off and sleeves rolled up) was calling for 1/4″ to 1/2″ of ice to hit the area early this morning. The memory of the ice storm of 2009 and no power for 7 days, … Read more

Give a Gal Some Pruners and Stand Back

It’s that time of year, in my zone 6b-7 garden, when some of my plants need cutting back.  The general rule is when the forsythia are blooming, it’s time to grab those pruners and loppers and get to work.  Well, the forsythia are blooming, so it’s time to get pruning. The first participants of the pruning … Read more

Flowers Blooming in February

Fellow blogger Carol, from May Dreams Garden, hosts a Garden Blogger’s Bloom Day on the 15th of every month.  This is the day that bloggers from all over the world post what’s blooming in their garden.  I usually don’t have much to contribute in the winter, but I did discover a couple of blooms yesterday. … Read more

Seed GiveAway #2!

It’s time for the next seed giveaway! All of these seeds are annuals with some that are re-seeding. This is a first-come/ first-serve giveaway and I have a limited supply so please leave your request in the comments section below. These are the seeds I have available: Red Burgundy Okra (Heirloom)  Sorry–all gone!- Direct sow in … Read more