Cactus Bloom

Cactus Bloom

Recently Found at Home Depot. I found this beauty at the check-out lane in the garden section of Home Depot. It really blew my mind! Not that I would have it in my garden, what with the dogs and the spines and all. But, if my landlord went for a more water-wise... read more
Baby Birds In My Arbor

Baby Birds In My Arbor

The last tenant put a “box” over the portion of the arbor that covers the grill. A pair of sparrows realized that it was the perfect spot for a nest. The babies have begun to fly out from the nest. They are so cute and haven’t figured out that Coco... read more
Garden Update 11-16-2015

Garden Update 11-16-2015

My garden is doing well so far. The lettuce starts have gotten big enough to pick a few leaves for sandwiches. The Egyptian Walking Onions (back row along the wall) have settled in and are back to growing. The leeks (small green grass-like leaves) surrounding the... read more
Planting A Fall Veggie Garden

Planting A Fall Veggie Garden

I got part of my Fall veggie garden in this afternoon. My husband was a big help turning over the soil and adding copious amounts of compost. The local nursery was having a sale on 6-cell starts for just under $4.00 each, so I picked up some cauliflower, two kinds of... read more
New Computer and Gardening

New Computer and Gardening

New (At Least To Me) Computer Please bear with me. I have a new computer, at least it is new to me, and am trying to figure it out. It is my daughter’s old Mac, and I haven’t used one since the ’80s. Yikes! So, switching operating systems is driving... read more
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