The Poppies of Tuscany There seems to be some confusion about this week's holiday and what is to be remembered or to be thankful for. Plus, it seems the more I read, even the flower representing this holiday was a mystery. With that being said, let's clarify the dates. Memorial Day itself is always held … Continue reading Who is Confused?
Hillside planting has to be one of the most challenging types of landscaping for so many reasons including erosion, keeping water directed to the root system of plants without runoff, and providing decent soil for the roots to take hold in during initial planting. Just describing issues around hillside planting finds me exhausted! With that … Continue reading Hilly Challenges
Helleborus and Vinca minor in dry land shade garden Over the years, there are two micro climate areas that seem to stump the best of gardeners for a successful outcome. One is hillside planting that I will address next week, and the other is plants to use in dry shade areas. Yet there are wonderful … Continue reading Dry Shade Winners
Family Cabin Last weekend my children, grandchildren and great grandchildren met at our little log cabin for the celebration of spring birthdays and the commencement of converting the large garage into a bunk house for this ever-expanding family. During the course of the weekend, various ideas flew about which I found of interest. While many … Continue reading Pictures on the wall