Category Archives: Flowers

Flower fever

Last night I went to the grocery store to buy cream cheese.  Well, ok, Trevor needed some cream cheese for a dessert he was making for work the next day, and I said, I’ll go, but give me the grocery … Continue reading

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A taste of spring

The weather here in Moorhead has been in the mid to high 30s the past two days–I can’t BELIEVE how great it feels! Well, yes, I can. It’s been a brutal winter so far and it’s so far from over.  … Continue reading

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Not for orchid lovers only

I know, I’ve been posting about our trip to the cities all week. Please, bear with me for one more post about the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. . . well, one more for now, anyway. I’ll probably have another rash of … Continue reading

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Last bouquet

I think I probably picked my last bouquet of the season. Maybe not–I mean, you just never know about the weather around here. . . it could stay above freezing for another week.  But there’s not too much blooming at … Continue reading

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Another productive weekend

It’s too bad I can’t think of a more original title. . . I must have used that one five times already.  But really, it’s kind of sad, in a way, that I don’t have the opportunity to use it … Continue reading

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Desk flowers

I had pledged to myself earlier this summer that I was not going to let this summer go by without enjoying my flowers. And, since I work 40 hours a week, a great way to do that is to cut … Continue reading

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More happy accidents

One of things I love most about gardening is that almost anything looks good. I mean, sure, there are things that really just “don’t work” together in the end, but almost anything is more interesting than grass. (Did I just … Continue reading

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Colorful Castor bean

I had a nice surprise a couple of weeks ago. But let me go back a bit further. I had planted a Castor bean plant in a big pot last summer, and loved the way the leaves looked. When it … Continue reading

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Adding color

I added some wonderful new color to my front bed last weekend.  We were out running errands and had to waste about 15 minutes before one of the places we were going was scheduled to open for the day. So … Continue reading

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New lilies

I’ve got lots of lilies.  I know I’ve posted many photos of my different lilies: burgundy, yellow, orange, and red. Obviously, I like lilies.  I also like the fact that I have so many different varieties of lilies that they … Continue reading

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