(ARA) – No other flower can evoke romance in the garden like a rose. As America’s favorite flower, roses can be found adorning homes in quaint coastal villages to rural farmlands, modern cities to quiet mountain retreats. “Anybody can grow roses, no matter where they live. If you can grow grass, you can grow roses […]
GRUBS!…..Every year there seems to be talk about these little guys. Usually, it’s after they have done their damage and all that remains is brown turf and the owner’s frustration. We have grubs in our yard and gardens. We usually acknowledge that they are there and move on to the next “fun” project. However, this […]
(ARA) – It’s a myth that continues to persist: Feeding birds in spring and summer will spoil them. But birds are like babies – it’s impossible to spoil them. Contrary to the myth, well-fed birds won’t get too lazy to search for food; they’ll just get healthy and happy. And the better the food is […]
Today, I want to talk a little about your garden hose and the sprayer that goes on the male end of the hose. It seems that no matter what style sprayer I use, be it a pistol, wand, bubbler or sprinkler, I always end up with something that leaks. I can start off with new […]
We went to the 2010 Spring Plant Festival today. It’s a two day annual event at the USF Botanical Gardens. It was a wonderfully warm day for the outdoor festival. With over 50 vendors on the list, there were plenty of plants to examine. Now, these were not the kind of plants that you run […]
Spring has sprung with flowers! Our Orange Pineapple Tree is in bloom……and……..it smells GREAT!
April 5, 2010 This is our first post. Yippee!!! History is being made in our little corner of this earth’s garden. It’s a bright and beautiful day. Sunny and warm, with clear skies and fresh air. New growth sprouting from the tips of branches. New life pushing up thru the soil. A great day to be […]