Birds are the most amazing little home builders. Their little nests may be simple in that they are constructed with twigs, grass, hair, mud and even dryer lint. But they are architectural masterpieces that can withstand wind, rain and most anything nature can throw at them. Sometimes they are damaged or blown down, but veryContinue reading “The Amazing Gardening Trick I Learned From The Birds”
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begging for love & attention
While dirt is flying in every direction, sweat is pouring, muscles are being pulled, but things are shaping up. Exhausted, we sit at the end of each weekend and say; “look’n good”. Then, upon closer inspection I notice those little areas that seem to be begging for my love and attention. All in good timeContinue reading “begging for love & attention”
my joyful flowers
She re-seeded from last year I guess. I didn’t plant any seeds there…this is the compost pile after all. I guess this just goes to show you that great things grow out of decomposing grass, leaves and composted fruit and vegetables. Her stalk is straight and her stems look like arms stretching up in joyfulContinue reading “my joyful flowers”
31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 22 “The Switch Up”
This before and after began as one idea and morphed into another while in the middle of creating…this happens from time to time, sometimes you just have to surrender to those funny little detours, these typically make the journey much more fun and the end result is usually better than the original idea. I thinkContinue reading “31 Days of Before & After ~ Day 22 “The Switch Up””
Yes…I’m showing you a photo of my compost dumping bin, not because it’s lovely, only because there is something lovely growing in it. I posted the “what is it?” question on my facebook fan page I have some really smart friends…they all pretty much figured it out. Without the help of the “hint-hint” photo BirdContinue reading “mystery solved!”
making more of a good thing!
Did you know that you could do this… when this… begins to do this… it’s simply amazing! this one plant has now been rooted and planted into two other containers and so far they are thriving. this all happened when a piece of this one… broke off after transplanting in a a horrific wind stormContinue reading “making more of a good thing!”
guess who came to dinner last night?
Yep! it was Bob! He looked amazing in his red suit He even accessorized with a sprig of fresh mint! Since I first posted about my very first tomato we’ve since found that the plant that Bob came from is a mass producing plant Bob now has about 16 siblings growing very nicely that isContinue reading “guess who came to dinner last night?”
Radish Harvest & My Sweet Tooth
My first attempt at gardening continues to reap rewards of veggie loveliness Aren’t these the prettiest radishes you’ve ever laid eyes on? Would you agree that I’ve gone off the deep end here? But really…they are pretty. Except for those little pesky green worms who lost their lives when I caught them munching on theContinue reading “Radish Harvest & My Sweet Tooth”
I know… he’s not red but he will be he’s our first tomato I’m so proud! Does this mean I’m a real gardener now? This was no easy feat I feel like a new mom This began a year ago when Mr. Rustique brought home these… and see…you thought it was just me that broughtContinue reading “Meet Bob!”
I Just Couldn’t Do It!
The minute I clicked the shutter… I bonded with him He’s so cute and fuzzy and he looks like he has a scruffy little mustache He can’t eat that much… can he? Maybe I’m not cut out to have a garden if I have to commit… CATERPILLARCIDE 😦 Could you? Maybe a big bird willContinue reading “I Just Couldn’t Do It!”