Tag Archives: Gardening

In the Garden

I managed to do a bit of yard work over the weekend. There is still a lot of work to do but I did find some flowers worth photographing. I think these will be great inspiration for a floral pattern … Continue reading






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In the Garden

I have been incredibly lazy when it comes to yard work this year. It’s either pouring down rain or oppressively hot and humid; I just can’t get excited about going outside. I did take a walk around the back yard over … Continue reading






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Les Fleurs

Surprise! There’s a post today!!! I feel like my energy has finally returned. Hopefully this means I will get back to a normal posting schedule. I’m so excited for spring to return. I went to Ace Hardware the other day to … Continue reading






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In the Garden

The Oklahoma Meteorologists were predicting a freeze for Saturday morning, so Friday I went out and picked everything that was left, including some teeny-tiny tomatoes. Of course, after all the picking, it did not freeze. peppers & tomatoes   thyme & … Continue reading






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In the Garden

Summer is almost over. During the hot months, it’s all I can do to keep up with mowing; I can’t wait to get outside and make things pretty again. There are a few things that have survived the hotter months. I … Continue reading






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August Break 2014 – Day 30

At the beginning of the summer, I lucked out and scored a great deal on a purple fountain grass plant at Lowes. It’s done really well and has lots of purple plumes, perfect for today’s prompt “soft”.






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August Break – Day 29

We’re down to the final three days of August Break. Today’s prompt is “Nature.” My Autumn Joy sedum is beginning to show signs that Autumn is near. This list is near perfect. Croatia’s been on my list for years – … Continue reading






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In the Garden

We had the hottest temperatures of the summer last week. I think they helped ripen my peppers and tomatoes. I should be able to pick tomatoes soon. The second seeded section of bermuda has also started to take off. I … Continue reading






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In the Garden

I think I have more flowers blooming in the back yard than I’ve ever had at one time. The teeny-tiny miniature rose that I bought at Aldi around Valentine’s day finally has a bloom on it, and both dahlia plants … Continue reading






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In the Garden

The weather this summer has been almost ideal for gardening. We’ve had enough rain to keep things growing; enough cool weather to help plants get established; yet enough heat to help the tomatoes thrive. I counted three sizable tomatoes on … Continue reading






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