Category Archives: Flowers

Time To Tidy Up

This time of year starts a frenzy of garden to-do lists.  Seed packets are organized, new seed varieties are studied, and plans are being made for the gardens.  Not much can be planted outside now, but the greenhouse space is … Continue reading

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What a Summer

I can’t believe summer is over and I am loving the cooler weather that’s upon us. The gardens have had to fend for themselves this year as my sisters and I have been taking care of my dad after an … Continue reading

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The Gardens at Moss Mountain

As one would expect from P. Allen Smith’s  Moss Mountain Farm, his gardens were absolutely incredible.  Mr. Smith led the garden tour and I’m sure he was telling everyone about all the different species and wonderful tidbits about each plant. … Continue reading

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Sights of Summer

Another summer is winding down. My awesome peach crop was eaten but not by us.  We were able to pick quite a few but something ate the rest (probably birds and squirrels) leaving us these reminders that we are not … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop with Living Roof

I had toyed with the idea of raising chickens for several years but, with no existing chicken house on the property and no idea where I would put one, I pushed the idea aside. But never the dream. The chicken house … Continue reading

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Lily of the Ditch

This time of year, the ditches in my area are filled with a certain lily. Orange daylilies or tawny daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) are either loved or despised depending on who you talk to. I have some in my flower bed.  I don’t … Continue reading

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I’m beginning to mold…

As I write this, the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill is upon us. The rains have come in waves and as soon as I go out to do anything, it starts to pour.  I go in and it quits.  I go … Continue reading

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