“Job well done”, or in my case, “job whale done”! Those are words that are written on the bottom of this cute little whale. I checked my notes to see when I did a 6 week contract training/help desk job for Baker & Daniels in Indianapolis. It was 9 years ago. Wow. And still I . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Job Whale Done
A garden distinctly marks the passage of time. Kind of like life, with people growing and shining, and sadly over time, gone. We are experiencing this in both our garden walk and life walk in pronounced ways. Dahlias gone, mums shining, Linda failing, grandchildren shining.
In the category of ‘gone’, we have the dahlias. Mike’s . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – For Everything There Is A Season
You may remember that I just had to have my zinnia garden back. I had one before and it was a beauty. This year’s bed will rival that one. It’s huge. 82 State Fair zinnias are bound to take up a fair piece of real estate.
My niece Kathryn gave me a funny . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – 82 Zinnias Is Enough For Me
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
Sometimes you change a word in a saying and it is still absolutely perfect. I agree with
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The next best time is now.
I also agree with
The best time to plant a wisteria is 20 years ago. The next best time is . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Wisteria Is SO Worth The Wait
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.
Red tulips and pansies
Senetti Blue Bicolor (annual)
. . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Spring In God’s Garden
Anticipation is what I like best about vacations. I’m not a ‘Wow that’s a great surprise – I’ll pack a bag now’ kinda gal. You’ve taken away half of the fun if I can’t think about a vacation before we go. Nonetheless, if any of you are thinking of sending me a surprise all expense . . . → Read More: Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – ‘Hy’ and ‘Dry’
I had a nice talk with one of my hibiscus plants today. Accordingly, Hy is determined to be the star of tomorrow’s Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. I’m not a stage Mom, so there is no pressure. Ok, well maybe a little pressure.
I can just see Hy chugging along the last few days, inherently aware . . . → Read More: In The ‘I Think I Can’ Category