A Bit Of Garden Humor

Mike says “We plant flowers the old fashioned way – We urn them”… Cousin It came to the garden walk at the Olsen’s… A guaranteed way to kill the slug…

Is this what they meant when they said “A bird in the pot is worth two in the bush?”…

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I Love Lucille’s Potting Shed

What’s not to love? Lucille’s potting shed is a gardener’s dream come true. I walked in and was smitten.

Mike was worried before I even walked in. If you’ve seen our barn, it doesn’t look like this, and now Mike will live with fear in his heart that someday it will. He already . . . → Read More: I Love Lucille’s Potting Shed

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Asiatic Lilies Steal The Show

It was one of those times when our garden was experiencing a lull. The spring flowers were bloomed out and the summer flowers had not yet stepped up to the plate. Our yard was very green. Lovely, but just green.

Then we got hit right between the eyes with John and Lucky’s garden. Asiatic lilies . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Asiatic Lilies Steal The Show

Brighten Up A Shady Spot In 3 Easy Steps

My shade garden shines in the spring. After that, not so much. Till now! In just 3 easy steps, it went from bland to beautiful.

Step 1 – I left it looking like this while I went garage sale-ing.

Step 2 – Insert chair from garage sale.

Step 3 – Add container from . . . → Read More: Brighten Up A Shady Spot In 3 Easy Steps

Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Potatoes and Corn

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.

This month, we are talking vegetables. Not growing them, though that would tie in nicely with a garden blog. Peeling them. Yep, peeling vegetables. We do . . . → Read More: Zone 5 – Favorites On The 5th – Potatoes and Corn