I’m very lucky to have the wonderful Schreiners Iris farm that ships all over the US right in my back yard. There are fields and fields of beautiful irises that you can see right from the I5 freeway. But they also have a spectacular display garden, one of the nicest I have ever seen. For the […]
I’m writing this post in honor of my Sister, a non-gardner, who is completely unaware of which flowers bloom after the Spring Daffodil, Tulip, and Cherry Blossom season. So, for my Sis, I’m going to post as frequently as possible when new things start blooming in my garden with some gardening tips along the way. […]
Forget Punxsutawney Phil. We’re already having an early spring, and it’s not even Groundhogs Day yet. I can’t remember when I’ve had my crocuses blooming this early, but here they are. It started about three weeks ago, when my Witch Hazel started blooming about a month early. That Witch Hazel is one that we bought […]
Here it is the Ides of March in our Pacific Northwest town. Everything is really going in the garden right now. I drove downtown this week for the first time in about a week and everything has suddenly changed. The Cherries are blooming, everybody’s Daffodils are blooming, and some Rhododendrons are blooming. Everything is looking […]
Wow. I have been very lax in posting through the most beautiful part of the Summer. I just can’t believe it is Fall already. My Dahlias I planted in my new Dahlia Bed have been spectacular. And my Tomato Harvest has been the best ever. I have been a little distracted by a couple of projects I have been working on. I’ll tell you about those too.