Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thanks!

I am pleasantly surprised to announce  that Jason from Gardeninacity nominated me for the One Lovely Blog Award.   This award is given for the purpose of increasing awareness and readership of garden blogs in general. As a new blogger, I am surprised … Continue reading

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I need a drink!

My little piece of the world is very hot and very, very  dry. Absolutely too hot to be in the garden. I mean, I actually want to stay in the house and that is not like me at all.  “I don’t … Continue reading

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Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My!

Cucumbers, Okra, and Beans Oh My! Why do vegetables ripen when it’s 105 degrees? Why don’t I just get up at 5 a.m. and pick them? Why do birds suddenly appear every time you are near?♫♪ Beans.  What’s not to … Continue reading

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Hummers and Bummers

The Good News:  Hot weather brings hummingbirds! Not to sound like Cliff Clavin but did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats up to 1,260 times per minute? That it weighs as much as a penny?  That they also eat small … Continue reading

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Grasshoppers!

I am being invaded by grasshoppers.  Not just a couple or a few but thousands.  Possibly millions.  Maybe a gazillion! They are devouring everything green and leaving bare sticks in their wake. I can not get rid of them.  At … Continue reading

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Big City Gardens

When I travel, I am always on the lookout for interesting gardens, parks, or flowers.  I am a garden junkie and not afraid to admit it. I need trees.  I need color.  I need green.  I must have it.  Daily. On a … Continue reading

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