Garden View : Tyme

Garden View : Tyme

It's another bright and Sunny Saturday in Louisiana. And my herb container is over flowing with Tyme. Not something that is bas but in a garden like life is need tobe wasted. So let's get busy : History & uses : Thyme is a Mediterranean herb with dietary, medicinal, and ornamental uses. The flowers, leaves, and oil [...]

Garden View * Eggplant

Garden View * Eggplant

Since I was planting my garden in a container this year - I plant small Japanese (Mini) eggplant. I seem to have a bumper crop this year so I am making one of my favorite meals to eat. Lisa How big do mini eggplants get?2 to 3 inchesDeep purple, egg-shaped fruit should be harvested at baby size-2 [...]

Holiday Weekend

Holiday Weekend

Happy 4th of July weekend to you if you are in the USA! It's a gorgeous outside but most official celebrations have been canceled this weekend. But I am outside in the garden enjoying the Summer weather .... It's all about the Cucumber today in my garden spot; Growing cucumbers in pots allows you to start [...]

Garden View

Garden View

Saturday Morning and I am out tending the Garden before temperatures sores: Looks like I will have yellow squash soon the blooms turn into vegetables. And this is a family favorite recipe : Smothered Squash : 6 summer squash ( cleaned and sliced) 1/4 C butter1 medium onion sliced thin In a large skillet melt [...]

B for Bee’s

B for Bee’s

Welcome my virtual classroom ! Today we are exploring Bee's : Honey bees — wild and domestic — perform about 80 percent of all pollination worldwide. A single bee colony can pollinate 300 million flowers each day. Grains are primarily pollinated by the wind, but fruits, nuts and vegetables are pollinated by bees. Seventy out of the top 100 human [...]

Weekend Craft fun *

Weekend Craft fun *

I am sharing some fun Spring projects with m the outside yard for inspiration: My garden journal : What to include in your journal : Take notes about the weather. ...Seed starting and planting dates. ...Insect pests and pest control used. ...Plant inventory. ...Plants that were standouts in your garden. ...Plants that did not do well [...]

Gardening Your Front Yard

Gardening Your Front Yard

Gardening Your Front Yard is an active, inspiring resource that shows you how to treat your front yard like a backyard without sacrificing beauty, from choosing the right plants to building walkways and setting up a front yard patio.​ With her unique combination of DIY/building savvy and gardening expertise, author Tara Nolan (Raised Bed Revolution) of [...]