I am a number of days late for this month’s celebration of Backyard Bloggers’ Bloom Day, however I could not miss this month–it’s the peak of the backyard season, the time of yr when every thing appears to be blooming in my backyard.  Backyard work has been placed on maintain

It has been a very long time since I’ve participated in Wildflower Wednesday, nearly a yr in reality. However that does not imply I do not get pleasure from studying and studying about all of the native vegetation that Gail and others submit every month.  Really, native vegetation and their

In my final Bloom Day put up, I frightened that spring would by no means arrive.  However not surprisingly, all I wanted was just a little extra persistence, for lower than two weeks later, spring burst forth in all its grandeur.  Abruptly, daffodils have been dancing in every single place,

“Patience is a advantage” was a favourite saying of 1 my favourite highschool lecturers.  Mrs. G was my Dwelling Ec teacher–this was the 60’s, thoughts you, when ladies had been nonetheless anticipated to study every kind of homemaking expertise.  She repeated this phrase typically as we ninth graders grew annoyed

Wow, it has been a very long time since I’ve participated in Backyard Bloggers’ Bloom Day–five months, to be precise.  Don’t fret, although; you did not miss a lot.  Aside from some paperwhite narcissus and a stunning amaryllis, there hasn’t been something blooming round right here since early November of

The New Yr has begun with an arctic blast, bringing chilly and snow to a lot of the USA. I have been housebound many of the previous week, venturing out solely to select up a number of groceries and return some library books.  It is not that the roads are

  A piece of the Driftwood Wall mosaic within the Humboldt Room of the Homestead Constructing at Camp Glenorchy That is one other essay about one of many many tasks I labored on whereas I used to be at Camp Glenorchy, north of Queenstown on the South Island of New