Taking on ‘New Dawn’

It began innocently enough.  I was out in the lower garden trying to find a spot or two to incorporate the spring vegetables.   HH offered to simply make me a new spot, but I know my limitations.  That would mean new soil, new fencing, a new raised bed.  Someday...

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I Went to a Garden Party . . . .

And, like the song goes, “to reminisce with my old friends.”  When I heard about VP from Veg Plotting’s meme asking for our top three to five dinner party choices, I simply had to join in. For mine, I perused my bookshelves, and I believe I’ve assembled an interesting...

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When to Ask for Help

Does everyone remember the straight line I had in my front garden and how much I wanted to rid myself of it?  Well, it is straight no more.  The landscaping guys came today, and they were generous and wonderful to work with.  They moved all of my beautiful deciduous...

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February Garden Bloggers’ Muse Day

“My personal endeavour is so to choose and combine my plants that at no time from early March to November shall the garden be without a number of lovely pictures, each complete in itself, and that such sections of the borders are as temporarily out of bloom shall be...

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Sledding on Thin Ice

Well, the sun is now shining, but earlier this week, we had winter moisture in nearly all of its frozen forms.  On Monday, while I was driving to pickup children all over metropolitan OKC, we got a lot of sleet and fog which then turned into black ice.  Driving...

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Flowers Which Never Fade

It’s 31F here, and starting tonight, we’re supposed to have ice showers, sleet and other slippery stuff for the next two days; so, my Sunday Stroll will be an indoor edition. While ironing pillowcases for my newly changed bed, I reflected on how many of them incorporate flowers and...

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The Great Bulb Dig

Today, I’m digging up most of my bulbs in the front yard. I’ve hired a landscape designer to help me with the gardens.  Are you surprised?.  Well, the photo on the left is my  home’s front view taken early last spring.  This looks good. The photo, below, is of another bed...

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