Meanwhile, Back in the Garden…. June 2015

Things are finally taking off! It’s been a bumpy start to be sure. I just couldn’t find a minute to tend my garden if my life depended on it! Ugh I hate being so busy that my personal priorities have to be put aside. All for good reasons, but still.…

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Firsts….

  First Fuchsia First Dahlias First corn and soaker hose system!! First tomatoes Big tomatoes Little Tomatoes First Raspberries First Strawberries First Snap Peas First rescued buoy. We’ve decided to collect these and make them into a fence decoration. What are your firsts this summer??  

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Meanwhile, back at the garden….

I don’t know how I found the gumption yesterday to do anything after the night before. Playing in the garden was a good call. I sweated out most of the boozy evening and worked up a hearty appetite. I think I can say that mostly everything is in the ground now.…

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The Waiting is the Hardest Part

Damn you Tom Petty! I really love most of your music, but that one is so poppy and always gets stuck in my head!! Drives me bananas!! Why do I bring this up? Dahlias, duh! Your inner monologue right now: Oh gawd here she goes again, talking about dahlias. Really?…

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Game On!

Spring has sprung! For me May marks the beginning of a fun filled summer! Fishing starts, gardening has begun, and most importantly SCHOOL IS ALMOST OUT! I’m sorry, go ahead and judge me, but I love my summers. It’s a time where I get to shuck my teacher clothes and…

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Dear Dahlia,

Anyone who has been to my home knows I am in love with dahlias. It started when I was about 10 years old. My best friends, mom would grow them and I was fascinated by the size of her “dinner plate” dahlias. They reminded me of fireworks. Probably another reason…

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