Tag Archives: caladiums

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 the only ones on the farm that like peaches. Both pecan trees have pecans this […]

Planning for Spring

Gardeners never rest. In the winter, we are reading seed catalogs and planning and dreaming of our perfect garden for spring (dreams are fun) In the spring, we are busy fulfilling those visions (for the most part) In the summer, we are harvesting and enjoying the fruits of our labor (hopefully) In the fall, we start thinking […]

Garden Blogger's Bloom Day–August 2013

Is the day garden bloggers from all over the world showcase their gardens. We have had a very unusual summer in NW Arkansas. 13 inches of rain in eight weeks and no scorching temperatures has all the flowers and veggies happy, happy, happy. Here are some of my favorite bloomers in the garden. The Naked Ladies (Lycoris squamigera) […]

Ah, Relief!

It’s amazing how a little rain and cooler temperatures (low 90’s) wake up the yard and plants.  After the grasshoppers, heat, and drought, I am thankful for anything that is blooming.  Let’s take a walk…….. This is called an Old Fashioned Petunia.  I like this version of the petunia for a variety of reasons.  The […]