January 2015 Garden

It is cold outside and not much is happening in the outside garden, but inside, there are new things happening.  The violets apparently like their new bit of soil and feeding, new leaves are appearing. New leaves are shooting up from my sage plant too. I have high hopes for this amaryllis.  My mother in …

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Dog Days of August

It was a cool morning in August last Sunday, so I did a little garden cleanup.  I needed to do some weeding, and clean out the dead flower spikes from the day lilies.  I am pleased with the flowers this year, but the vegetables have been a complete bust.  In case you all think I …

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Working in the Garden in June

Last week I finally got to the garden center to pick up the rest of the veggie plants I wanted.   I got three more tomato plants, one a purple heirloom, a couple of peppers, several herbs and a few more flowers.  The trunk was full. Nothing beats a homegrown tomato topped with fresh picked basil, …

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