Bee Balm

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” -Gerard De Nerval Hummingbirds and hummingbird moths really enjoy the bee balm. ❤️

Day Lily

Here’s your reminder to live in the moment, take it easy, and there’s plenty of time to do what you want to do.

Purple Flowering Raspberry

This is one of my prettiest native wildflowers.  Remember to check out what plants are native in your area and consider adding some to your garden this summer. Native Plant Database

Watering Hose & Mulch

My wonderful hubby helped me add a watering hose and mulch to the vegetable garden.  Our other hoses were leaking so we purchased new ones from the local ag center.  This looks so much better than before. All of my veggie plants have flowers on them and are looking healthy. I can’t wait to see…

Growing Peonies

Hi all! I picked up this peony plant last year for my flower garden. When I started seeing many photos of poeny flowers on instagram, I wondered why mine wasn’t flowering. I found out that they need a few years to establish before blooming. I also found it interesting to learn that they can live…

Tomato Growing Tips

I’m sharing things I learn about gardening from my experiences.  I like to experiment to see what works.   Last year I learned that in order to keep tomatoes from splitting, the plants need consistent watering.  I’ve been using weed barrier without knowing that it’s not the best thing for vegetable gardens.  It’s better to…

Harvesting Basil

Hi Everyone! Is anyone out there growing herbs? I hope they are doing good. 🌿Basil is one of my favorite herbs that I tend to use the most.💗 I like to harvest it continually all summer by keeping it trimmed.  I love how it grows into a big bush by the end of August. I gather…

Love My Garden

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” -Alfred Austin I had a big collection of pots sitting on my deck.  Some were on a table that looked like it would soon break.  I…

Pretty Flowers & Moving Plants

“Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.” -May Sarton We have beautiful irises blooming right now.  Also this plant I pick up every year from the farm stand.  It’s called purple shamrock and it’s…

Woodland Wildflowers

I’m enjoying some really pretty native wildflowers blooming by the woods near my house. I didn’t plant these and I’m so happy they grow here.  They’re everywhere.  Have a wonderful weekend : )