My Tulips!

For more years in my adult life than I can count, I have tried and failed to grow tulips. Tulips … More

Garden: Lacewings

I am just about to try out a new bug in our garden. Lacewings! (Photo via Wikipedia) For three summers … More

Chopping herbs

Anyone who has experience chopping fresh herbs knows how unweildy they can be. Worse yet, they can make a huge … More

The problem with Rain

Mother nature is an unreliable garden sitter. You would think she would have a vested interest in helping to keep … More

Low Maintenance Flowers

Honest confession – I have killed plenty of flowers. Most garden flowers tend to be a bit fragile, and far … More

Sun Vines

I have been searching for the perfect vine…. I know, it may seem like weird hunt, but some girls stalk … More

Deck Garden Update

So many things on the deck are flourishing this summer! I definitely learned a few tricks last summer. (I also learned some … More

Basil Garden

This summer I decided to grow Bruce a basil garden. He loves making fresh pesto, and is quite good at … More

Garden Tags

I’ve seen a lot of cute ideas for garden tags on Pinterest and other websites recently. It seems like everyone … More

Lady Bug Houses

My shipment of ladybugs is headed our way! In preparation for their arrival, I had plans to make them bamboo … More

Lady Bugs!

Guys! I am so excited! I just ordered 1500 live ladybugs for our garden from! I can almost hear … More