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 [...]

Southern Camellia * FOTD

Southern Camellia * FOTD

I love Camellia and I am lucky to have two large bushes in my garden. They where planted by my Grandmother - so they are now almost 100 years old. They are Now showing off there blooms.... Lisa Camellias are evergreen shrubs with very attractive flowers, normally in late winter / early spring. For the first two [...]

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 [...]