No broccoli on the rain gutter garden scene so I grabbed 3 buckets to plant radishes in. That was last week. We’ve gotten some rain since then and yesterday I had this. 59 more words
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Last time, I highlighted four plants with uniquely-colored leaves: coleus of different varieties, a plant with green, orange, and pink leaves; a plant with green and white leaves; and a vine with the same features as the previous one. 405 more words
It’s been quite a long time since peonies were a hot topic of conversation.
Twenty years ago, there was much more interest in them. People used to rave about the beauty of Japanese or anemone peonies like Bowl of Beauty, the exquisite fragrant pink blooms of ‘Sarah Bernhardt’ and the deep red flowers of ‘Karl Rosenfeld.’ 939 more words
Go to your local library now (or click the image to go to Amazon) and do yourself a favor, BUY THIS BOOK. I’m only into chapter 3 and I can’t put it down. 707 more words
Like many, I grew up reading the Little House on the Prairie series and it made a real impression on me. I still find it astounding that in our county’s infancy, under the homestead act, you could just go and build a house somewhere and that land became yours. 650 more words