Don’t Stop Pruning

I woke up this morning and heard it.....rain!!! my flowers needed this natural rain. It's something about rain that just makes flowers really grow!!! So after Aaron informed me that it had been raining since early this morning I became panicked. Some of my containers that I have in my beds do not have holes…

Crabs and Pearls

I will readily admit that I did not want to get up and walk this morning. I lie in bed for a while, thinking of all the reasons why I shouldn't go walking this morning, satisfied with my one - woman pity party...and having a great time lol...Well, I decided to go ahead and get…

Wildflowers and Waiting

Have you ever been waiting on something/someone/some miracle? This summer has been a slow flower season for me...I was not able to do a lot of planting flowers and planted seeds instead....and I hate planting seeds!!! They just take too long to grow and you don't always know what you are going to get....anywho, many…

Flower Sticks and Twist Ties 2

My gladiola blooming season has been poor this year, and I am not sure why. I had only seen two actual blooms so far and had told myself this was a slow year for me. We recently had a few days of straight rain, so I hadn't been looking after my flower beds. This morning,…

Mulch and Roots

So, thanks to a good night sleep and some determination, I got up this am and got back in the flowerbeds....today's mission was to clean around the big bushes, clean up the debris piles from yesterday, and start putting down mulch....and as I was attempting to clean up the underbrush from under the bushes, little…