Ark Building…..Record Years…The Today’s Show…..& My First Bouquet

Happy Thursday evening my friends! Goodness me - what a "summer" we've had so far. I think I see Bruce over across the road building an ark as I type! The puddles of water in my garden are no different than the ones in their garden. They at least have their food crop in - …

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Garage Break Downs….Humbling Experiences…..The Return to Facebook & Sweetpeas

Happy Wednesday evening my friends, I hope all is well in your corner of this crazy world. It's been several hot minutes since I've posted, things have been a bit busy - but what else is new around here? Honestly, there hasn't been anything huge - well other than the Spring Market, but that really …

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Anticipation….Disturbing News….Looming Deadlines….Looking for Peace & Painfully Expensive Education

Happy Saturday....not entirely sure why I'm up at 5:00 in the blessed am when it's a Saturday and it's my day to sleep in, but here we are! I say I'm not entirely sure, but I might have some guesses! It's the big wreath event today at 2:00 this afternoon. Lots of prepping yesterday, thankfully …

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Hot Temps….Horrible Rust…..Early Pickings & Health Stuffs

My pickings at 5 a.m. this morning Greetings on this sweltering hot Saturday! It's 82 in the house, it looks like we are peaking out at 98.7 for the day outside, with 116 in the greenhouse with the doors open. I've never experienced heat like this for this amount of time, I'm not sure I'm …

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Summer Vacation Begins….Clay Work…Garden Blooms & 10 Bouquets

My first Lily! Happy Wednesday my friends! My first three days of summer vacation has been action packed! With the weather being so nice, I wanted to be sure to get things on the calendar before (if it ever does) turns to cold and rainy again. The luncheon on Monday with my friends from work …

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Not As Much…Less Pressure….More Joy & Social Calendars

Happy Saturday afternoon my friends! I hope all is well with you. I'm super happy to report it's officially summer vacation. Things are looking great in the perennial patch, as well as the main garden. I was able to start the watering last night, and finished up this morning. I am so happy that I …

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Wet Pants….Time Warps….Shady Sunflowers…& Fairies

So, officially we ended up with .41 inches of rain yesterday. At one point Joe says to me "Can I coax you inside?..." I said "not yet, I only have a few more things to do, besides, I'm not DRIPPING wet"....I think the heavens took that as a challenge?! I was wet to the bone …

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Bloom Updates…..San Juan Islands…..Childhood Memories…& Clay Work

Greetings on this lovely soggy Sunday morning. As usual, I am happy to see the rain, a much needed little spritzer for the foilage, the last check an hour ago revealed a quarter of an inch. It will do wonders for the blooms in the garden. The Hungarian Poppies are doing great, producing nice big …

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Lies….Reality…..Sustainability…Hopes & Dreams….

An accidental bouquet Greetings on this lovely evening - I hope your Memorial Day weekend was enjoyable. I decided to "take the day off" from gardening....of course that was a lie.....I tried to say it with a straight face....but failed! I did manage to stay mostly clean today, but I did some picking, and arranging, …

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