Wordless Wednesday

Love spring gardens! Attended an event last week and they had a lovely garden. Loving the rocks used as backdrop to garden. Happy pot of flowers! Indian Blankets in a home garden. Love this. Usually just see them on the side of road as wildflowers!

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Great Gardening Tip

We have had a week of warm sunny weather which means I get a case of spring fever! This always involves doing spring planting in all my empty pots. This weekend I planted some Mexican Feather Grass and a few Yuccas. Before I add my potting soil this is what I add to each pot. […]

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Sunshine and Sunflowers

Most of you know that sunflowers bring much “sunshine” into my life. I love them. They are so simple and there are many flowers perhaps prettier, but I find the simplicity in sunflowers suit me perfectly. This spring I was not able to plant any sunflowers.  We have a huge jar full of many different varieties […]

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The Garden Scoop

Cowboy came home with these in early spring. They may be hands down the best gardening tool I have ever had. So easy and so cheap! Each scoop has a place to fit over your hand. Every spring when my live oak leaves fall I rake them up into huge piles then use my hands and a […]

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It’s Almost Time…

It’s almost spring which means it will be flower time soon! I am ready for wildflowers and I am ready to plant flowers. It all makes me very restless. We had a freeze last night which is a good reminder that I must be patient a little bit longer.  Here are a few photos from […]

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I Found English Sunflowers!

Spotted these English Sunflowers in a little Oxford flower market. Wow, you should have seen how excited I got upon spying them! Sunflowers in any country is a good thing. They had other lovely flowers. And more… Notice the cute little decorative worms they sold. (Click on photo to enlarge)

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Gerbera Daisey To Brighten Your Day

I planted these beautiful hot pink Gerbera daisies last week just because the color was so pretty. Gerbera daisies were first discovered in 1884 in South Africa. The Gerbera currently ranks as the fifth most popular flower in the world behind the rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, and tulip. The meaning of the Gerbera daisey is cheerfulness, […]

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