How To Build A Brick Pathway – The Planning Stage

The wheels in my brain are turning. This is always a scary thing for Mike. He sees steam spurting out, fire spewing, and moving parts everywhere. I promised him a life of naps and homemade pierogis. Perhaps, just perhaps, that isn’t exactly what happened. He has yet to see a homemade pierogi. On the plus . . . → Read More: How To Build A Brick Pathway – The Planning Stage

Dahlia Sales

Oh yes, we will have dahlias for sale. The big advantage to buying them at one of the sales is that you are getting a plant, not a tuber. This puts you way ahead of schedule compared to planting the tuber outside in mid-May.

It’s the same concept as annual flats – sure you can . . . → Read More: Dahlia Sales

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Spring In God’s Garden

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. ~Virgil A. Kraft

I bring you the beauty He has brought to the garden I tend.

Candytuft

Coral Bells

PJM Rhododendron

Lungwort

Red tulips and pansies

Senetti Blue Bicolor (annual)

Pachysandra

Hyacinths

Pansies

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Low Maintenance – Out With The Invasive, In With The New Hydrangeas

Pinkeye and invasive plants have something in common – you don’t want to share them. Any more details on Pinkeye would constitute TMI, so let’s just say having it this weekend did keep me away from the grandchildren, but did not keep me out of the garden. There I spent the afternoon dealing with invasive . . . → Read More: Low Maintenance – Out With The Invasive, In With The New Hydrangeas

Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Pruning Lilacs

I welcome you to ‘Zone 5 Favorites on the 5th’. I’ve started posting on the 5th of every month, redirecting visitors to a favorite posting relative to zone 5. Last month we visited This Garden Is Illegal for Tomato Tastings 2011.

This month I’d like to take you to Digging, but I can’t. Digging won . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Pruning Lilacs

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