Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – What Did Carol Get?

What did I get for Christmas?? Let’s start with what I didn’t get…

I did not get a new grandchild. The doctor says tomorrow. Really. I did not get Christmas dinner at my brother Bob’s house. We got to make dinner at our house with 3 hour notice and only the Japanese grocery store open. . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – What Did Carol Get?

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – And For The Birds

Here is an opportunity to please your gardening friend, as well as his or her feathered friends. When it comes to Christmas gifts, Wild Birds Unlimited has a great variety of bird feeders and supplies.

Saturday morning at our house is for the birds. Well, not literally, but they can reliably be seen right outside . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – And For The Birds

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – The Best Gift Of All

I have received so many amazing gifts. For example, my family, which includes my son Kevin, who took these pictures.

The pictures are of other gifts I have received as a gardener, like this rose of sharon that God gave me.

And this crab apple tree that God gave me. And this millions bells . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – The Best Gift Of All

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – North Pole Report

Could it have been just 9 days ago that Santa was looking over these blooms? It’s true. They may be tiny, but I was sure happy as Mike delivered them one by one during his ‘Its almost winter, I’ve got to get the yard cleaned up’ effort.

I’m sure the real Santa has a . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – North Pole Report

Remove Christmas Tree Pine Tar From Your Hands With One Ingredient

Hellman’s Real Mayonaise

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Pictures With Santa And His Reindeer

Do you want to know where Santa AND his reindeer will be on Saturday, December 10th? Right here at Berthold’s Floral Gift & Gardening Center in Elk Grove Village from 10:00 – 3:00. The friendly elves at Bertholds will be serving cookies and their famous homemade hot cider.

You can take pictures with Santa, and . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Pictures With Santa And His Reindeer

Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Make A Memory For Them

My garden isn’t just decorative. It is also a place that reminds me of others. I like going out in my garden and being surrounded by those memories. Bob and Joann gave us the heart shaped plant hanger, and the sign that reads ‘The best is yet to come’. Susan from Keno Kozie gave me . . . → Read More: Christmas Gifts For The Gardener – Make A Memory For Them

Garden Bloggers’ Muse Day – December 2011

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

December was the last month of the old Roman year which was divided into ten months. The Saxons called it ‘winter-monat’ or winter month, and ‘heligh-monat,’ or holy month from the fact that Christmas fell with it. The 22nd of December is . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Muse Day – December 2011