Monthly Archives: June 2014

Yeah, Radishes! (Part Deux)

So the last of the radishes have been gently tugged from the ground (except for the couple I’ve left to go to seed.) We had a pretty good crop this spring; I’ve finally learned to be ruthless about thinning…the only … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Our Oakleaf Hydrangea Is Having Babies!

We love our oakleaf hydrangea. At our last home, we had them everywhere. They are indestructible, beautiful, interesting in every season, and did I mention indestructible? Our current plant was a baby propagated from the mama plant (more on that … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Roses + Compost = Wow!

Last fall we found the time to add quite a bit of compost to the the flower bed where our New Dawn climbing rose lives (as well as an Oak Leaf Hydrangea and our Peony.) The results have been spectacular: … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ode to Homegrown Tomatoes & Tips for Growing Same

Only two things that money can’t buy and that’s True Love and Homegrown Tomatoes. ~Guy Clark. We’re trying a few different varieties of tomato this year including Black Krim and Cherokee Purple. Bringing back many old faves, as well, including … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment