Many of us delight in watching birds flit around the yard; their high energy and cheerful song make the garden feel so alive! Summer is a feast for birds and the gardeners who enjoy watching them, but when the abundant food and warmth have passed, birds that stay for winter rely on whatever … Continue Reading ››
I am beginning to see the edges of some of my hosta gardens appear as the snow starts to melt and the days are getting longer. The anticipation of spring fills the air.
Hosta are still … Continue Reading ››
The calendar says it is still summer, but the low humidity, cooler temps and a north breeze makes us all think of Fall. My favorite time of the year.
Walking around the yard today the fall perennials are coming into their own. … Continue Reading ››
The end of the season - the start of the next.
The only thing good about another rainy week was that I could use this as an excuse to once again avoid weeding the flower beds!
We feel lucky in that we only … Continue Reading ››
In the past three weeks - we have received over 11 inches of rain at our house - 5 inches last week. To say things are a little wet is an understatement. The mature trees in the woods are starting to … Continue Reading ››