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Starting Out

I’m gonna be writing tips and comments throughout the summer about my own garden, and I hope people will comment back with their own tips and comments :)


Day 303

I guess my cilantro decided last night that it was “in the mood.” Sorry, little plant. No mates around here.

Daily Photo

Columbine #25C

October 30, 2014

Columbine, whose scientific name is Aquilegia, which is derived from the Latin word aquila which translates as eagle, is so named because the spurred shape of the plant’s sepals on many of the sixty to seventy species of the flower resemble an eagle’s talons. 261 more words


Fallen Leaves make Great Mulch!

Fallen leaves make great mulch and compost for your garden, protecting your perennials as well as improving the condition of your garden soil.  Instead of raking the leaves up and taking them to the curb in lawn waste bags, consider using them to your advantage this fall. 233 more words


A Surprisingly 'Green' Halloween !

With the hours ticking away until Halloween, it seemed obvious to me that my first post should be Halloween themed! And what says Halloween more than the spookiest of gourds, the pumpkin! 545 more words



Now and again people send me photos of mosaics they started in my classes or pictures they too during my Open Studios.  Yesterday, a friend who now lives overseas sent me this photo.   160 more words