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Midnight Flowers

We have several pittosporums around the house, mostly Pittosporum tenuifolium, also known as kohuhu. Kohuhu are nice hedging plants, and form lovely dense shrubs when pruned. 160 more words


A Leaf Mulching Afternoon

This was the way I felt when I finished the afternoon of leaf mulching. When I took my watch off, it looked like I had quite a tan. 210 more words


The Irrigation System is Working!

My husband worked really hard in the bright sun today, adding irrigation to the three new raised bed planters.  In the middle of each raised box, we have a sprinkler. 205 more words


The year's final update in pictures

Greetings, all! This is our penultimate post of 2016, and as such, it’s time to take one final look around the backyard to see what’s become of the garden over the past month. 540 more words


Happy Tuesday!

My husband and I took advantage of early voting this morning. We only had to wait about 5 minutes after checking in. I LOVE it that we don’t have to stand in line for hours waiting to vote! 443 more words


More ways to preserve the herbs in your garden

The garden is slowly winding down, but many herbs are still producing lots of tasty additions to your meals.

Before that cold does hit them though, there are a few ways you can be preserving them. 346 more words


Not about Vizslas but still interesting

I usually don’t post non-Vizsla info here, but I just wanted to share this with our Vizsla friends:-)  We recently created a video course on how to raise monarch butterflies and thought we’d share it here.  53 more words