Tag Archives: Marigolds

September garden color

I get a chill just writing September. Where did the summer go? I wanted it to last longer after that wicked winter. Oh well, I guess I need some cheese with my whine.  🙂 The flower gardens are still lush … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Pollinator

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Gardening update

It’s gardening season even if I do have some huge piles of compacted snow on the ground. 🙂 For three days  last week I shoveled snow and chopped ice off five 4’x8′ raised beds. There was about 6″ of snow to … Continue reading

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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Flowers in June

During our wonderful five-day adventure with our granddaughter, the temperatures at home soared into the 90’s. After several days of these extreme temps, some welcome rain arrived. Turning into the driveway, we were amazed at the growth in the gardens … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Green

As a Master Gardener, green is one of my favorite colors and being green, or environmentally responsible, is something I am proud to take seriously.

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Today

…rain and leaves are falling.

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