Coming Soon * The Lifelong Gardener

Coming Soon * The Lifelong Gardener

The Lifelong Gardener: Garden with Ease and Joy at Any Age by Toni Gattone Timber Press “The secret to making the most of later life is to keep doing what you love. With practical advice and gentle inspiration, Gattone shows us how gardening can work for people of any age.” —Carl Honoré, author of In Praise of [...]

Book Review : Attracting : Birds,Butterflies and other backyard wildlife

Book Review : Attracting : Birds,Butterflies and other backyard wildlife

https://www.amazon.com/National-Wildlife-Federation-Step-Step/dp/1580118186/ref=sr_1_fkmr1_1?keywords=Attracting+Birds%2C+Butterflies%2C+and+Other+Backyard+Wildlife%2C+Expanded+Second+Edition&qid=1564754584&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmr1 Make your backyard more nature-friendly by providing habitats for the local wildlife! From the National Wildlife Federation, the largest U.S. nonprofit conservation organization, with 6 million members and 51 state and territorial affiliated organizations17 step-by-step projects that everyone can do together make getting your family back to nature easy, educational, and funOver 200 color photos of [...]

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us

Happy Wedding Anniversary to Us. Small town weddings : July 5,1985 This wedding pictures was taken in my Mom backyard. We got married in the Methodist church my parents where married in across the street. The flowers where done by our next door neighbor and our reception hall was the local rented hall that we [...]

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

History : , also known as midsummer, occurs when one of the Earth's poles has its maximum tilt toward the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the summer solstice is when the Sun reaches its highest positionin the sky and is the day with the longest period of daylight. Within the Arctic [...]

DIYGarden

DIYGarden

Keeping houseplants watered while you are away is always a concern for plant lovers. Making an inexpensive watering system for your plants from plastic pop bottles allows you to take care of your plants without the security risks that come from having others enter your home when you are not there Keeping houseplants watered while [...]

Garden View

Garden View

The first week of June we celebrate the colors of June in the Garden. So look out of your window and what do you see? Louisiana Creole tomatoes Purple Beets HYDRANGEAS With immense flower heads, hydrangeas flaunt an old-fashioned charm that is hard to resist. Unrivaled in the shrub world for beautiful flowers, the elegant ladies are easy [...]

Best Herbs for Container Gardening:

Best Herbs for Container Gardening:

ThefirstweefJnewecelebratet:Gardening! Basil Greek Oregano: Rosemary:  Thyme  Mint Parsley  Lemon Balm Pick the right containers. Whether you’re growing vegetables, flowers, or herbs in pots, you’ll find the greatest success when you use containers with adequate drainage Fill pots with a good quality potting soil. It may be tempting to fill your containers with garden soil, but garden soil quickly [...]