FOTD : Jasmine

FOTD : Jasmine

Today it's all about my new Jasmine plant. Jasmine is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family. It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Eurasia and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers Star jasmine, also known as confederate jasmine, is hardy to USDA zone 8. [...]

FOTOD : Pansies

FOTOD : Pansies

Today started off Chilly but now warming up. And my icicle pansies are blooming ! Icicle pansies — so named for their ability to withstand winter freezes — come with a money-back guarantee that the flowers will not only survive a long, icy winter but bloom again in the spring. Select compact, not leggy, plants whose [...]

FOTD : Snowdrops

FOTD : Snowdrops

What do snowdrop flowers represent? It has evolved to symbolize sympathy and consolation. The white of the snowdrop symbolizes innocence and purity. Because it is the first flower to bloom at the end of winter and the beginning of spring, it also symbolizes hope. It's nice to see flowers popping up this January in my Memory Garden. We planted bulbs and the first [...]

Memory garden

Memory garden

Welcome Sunday's readers : This Sunday i am back in my memory garden with these painted rocks. My cousin in Florida painted these in Memory of my parents and coated them with sealer so I could place them in my garden. My Dad rock is a butterfly and my Mom's a Hummingbird. Mom Hummingbird Hummingbird [...]

Mom’s Garden

Mom’s Garden

Welcome to my Weekend. Today's Lesson from Mom: is all about flowers ,gardens , friends and family .... Friends are like flowers -they brighten your day ! Choosing Flowers for our garden and life: Sun is essential. Building a flower takes a lot of energy, and all a plant's energy comes from the sun. So most [...]

Weekend life : Making Jelly

Weekend life : Making Jelly

I am at the farmers market to pick up some produce and inspiration. And I found it at my favorite jelly vendor : I usually just pick up a few jars but instead I was inspired to make my own..... What Is Jelly? Jelly is made by extracting fruit juice and cooking it with sugar [...]

Weekend * Garden Mums

Weekend * Garden Mums

Welcome to my Saturday in the garden. As we are half through October and the weather is changing you will be seing a few changes on Saturday . Some gardening but also some home projects as we get ready for the holiday season. So look for some Fun & Exciting post this November and December. [...]

Garden View : Birdhouse

Garden View : Birdhouse

Welcome to my Weekend and this Saturday post is all about Birdhouse. I have a small collection of ones handmade and ones I bought, Birdhouses: What makes a good birdhouse?Birds' needs are straightforward: food, water and shelter. Bird feeders and birdbaths help provide the first two. Birdhouses cater to a different clientele than backyard feeders. They provide [...]