Way To Go Susan!

I like to give credit where credit is due. Today, credit is due to Susan Holland of Bismarck, North Dakota. Susan’s and my friendship is a testament to the new world we live in – one connected over many miles thanks to modern technology.

Susan took one more big technology step recently, as her . . . → Read More: Way To Go Susan!

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Wagon Ho! Ho! Ho!

Did I make a mistake? This picture looks like kids having fun. Nothing to do with Christmas. Nothing to do with gardening. But wait!!! Might not this same wagon be so perfectly sized that you can put a gardening basket it, as well as a bucket or plants, and still put a shovel . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Wagon Ho! Ho! Ho!

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – The Right Vase, Defined

Two postings in one day; amazing. I just finished writing about a lovely rose. Now let’s move on to Christmas Gifts for Gardeners and talk about vases.

I’m afraid that my hutch is all vased up with nothing to show. Soon, the vases will all move down to the basement till spring, replaced, sadly, by . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – The Right Vase, Defined

A Lovely One On Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

It’s lovely. It’s lonely. One beautiful rose.

Not much else going on in the bloom department today. And anyway, I want to move on to Christmas gifts for the gardener. So let’s go to Christmas Gifts for the Gardener – The Right Vase, Defined.

What else is blooming in the November garden? To see what . . . → Read More: A Lovely One On Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Foxgloves

It’s time to pack up the gardening gloves, gardening shoes, gardening tools, gardening decorations. Well, you get the idea. And speaking of decorations (note the clever segue) its time to think about Christmas. I can help you find a great Christmas gift for your favorite gardener. This posting will be the first in a series, . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Foxgloves

Enjoying November Gardening Tasks

Days like today remind me that gardening, like so many ventures, is more about the ride than the results. Don’t get me wrong, I do love having a table full of dahlias to share, like these from a few weeks ago.

And I love having this view as just one part of the vista we . . . → Read More: Enjoying November Gardening Tasks

Garden Bloggers’ Muse Day – November 2011

The month of November, per Edith Holden’s “Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady”…

The ninth month of the old Roman year, which began with March. The 11th of November was held to mark the beginning of Winder. The Anglo-Saxon name for November was ‘Blot-monath’, (Blood-month the latter name probably alluding to the custom of slaughtering . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Muse Day – November 2011