Tree Squares : Figs

Tree Squares : Figs

I am joing July Tree Square Challenge ! Read more here https://beckybofwinchester.com/square-daily-photo-challenge/ My Fig tree picture is dedicated to my Dad. In the past he would pick Figs every July and clean and cook them. He made wonderful Fig Preserves that he gave out to friend and family. This will be the first year without [...]

FOTD: Red Crap Myrtle’s

FOTD: Red Crap Myrtle’s

July in South Louisiana means Crape Myrta's are a bloom . The fallen flowers are worth the hassle . Join me here https://ceenphotography.com/ THE STORY OF RED CRAPE MYRTLES Wild crape myrtles from Southeast Asia have flower colors ranging from white to pale lavender to watermelon-pink. Gardeners have long sought crape myrtles with clearer and [...]

Welcome Home : Grandma’s Garden

Welcome Home : Grandma’s Garden

As many of you know I live in my family Home. Not only have I inherited an amazing older Home it came with a great backyard and garde.n that my Grandmother planted and Now iam a care taker off. Making my House a special Home for us. Lisa My Garden View : My Grandma is [...]

July 2021 STAR blog hop

July 2021 STAR blog hop

Welcome everyone to my Blog! Hope you had a wonderful weekend and Now it's Monday of a new week! WELCOME to the July 2021 "You're the Star" Blog Hop! Before we continue onto the Linky party I wanted to share from my blog:________________________________________ WELCOME to GARDEN feature week of the July 2021 "You're the STAR" blog hop! Meet your GARDEN week Hosts  [...]

Outside view: Peppermint tea

Outside view: Peppermint tea

This Thursday it's all about Herbs, Spice and Tea. I grow a couple of different kinds in pots to use in crafts and recipes. This is a favorite: All mints prefer a cool, moist spot in partial shade but will also grow in full sun. Sunset Herb and Garden market : is held every Spring and [...]

GARDEN feature week of the June 2021 STAR blog hop

GARDEN feature week of the June 2021 STAR blog hop

Welcome to Monday at Lisa Everyday Life ! This week I ask - How does your Garden grow? Have you started it yet? This year everyone seems to be growing a garden from small to large. Mine is a small garden bed I made from an old circular flower bed in the yard. And with [...]

FOTD: Banana Plant

FOTD: Banana Plant

Bananas are grown throughout Louisiana as an ornamental to give a tropical affect to the landscape. ... Cold weather normally kills the leaves and trunk of most banana plants during the winter. During mild winters and in protected areas, the trunk sometimes survives. Cold weather normally kills the leaves and trunk of most banana plants during winter. During mild winters and in [...]

The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Roses:

The Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Roses:

This inspirational book from Kew Gardens' rose expert is the perfect guide to choosing and growing these majestic and versatile flowers Instantly recognisable, fragrant and evocative, roses are the quintessential garden flowers. From low-growing ground-cover roses to long-stemmed Hybrid Tea roses, multi-petalled English roses, wild roses, small shrubs for containers, climbers and ramblers, in a [...]