The Secret to Growing Flowers and Vegetables

I have to admit, I wasn’t going to be totally honest with you about my secret for growing flowers and vegetables.  Truth of the matter is, not everyone will be able to apply this secret to their own gardens.  For this I am sorry.   I do feel, however,  I shouldn’t keep secrets from my friends so, here goes… … Read more

Would the Person that Took the Month of May Please Bring it Back?

How can May be almost over?  I still have so much to do before the summer heat arrives….. First, I would like to join in on the blog of miss c and post the view from my back porch. The sun rises over this mountain and thankfully I’m an early riser so I don’t miss it. … Read more

♫ ♩ By the light, of the…

I told my Facebook friends yesterday that I was getting my garden planted yesterday.   Whether it be by headlights, flashlight or moonlight, those plants and seeds were going in the ground. See all these plants? Back in January, I thought I would plant a few seeds in my little greenhouse.  Guess what?  They all sprouted. … Read more

Meanwhile, While the Snow Melts….

I’ll grab my blanket and hot chocolate and tell you about another interesting landmark in Arkansas. First of all, several well-known entrepreneurs have emerged from the Northwest Arkansas area.  We are known as the home and headquarters of Wal-Mart (founded in 1962), Tyson’s Foods (1935), and J.B. Hunt Transport (1961). And, although these folks were pioneers in their day, … Read more

May 3rd, 2013

Yes, I said   May.  Usually this time of year we are grilling and staying outside ’til dark watching the martins and hummingbirds settle down for the evening. Yesterday I strolled around my yard looking for any new bloomers. My Japanese maple is stunning this year. The phlox are still blooming Columbines and English Bluebell are … Read more