Category Archives: Flowers

SSSSSsssssssss……..

You’ll never guess what I saw slithering through the garden the other night. YUCK!! I hate snakes. . . I know, I know, they won’t hurt me.  In our area it’s mostly garter snakes.  But I have a phobia, and … Continue reading

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The color continues

I just have to share another picture of the tiger lilies that are currently blooming their heads off in my gardens (literally–hahaha!). Every year I am just blown away by the bright colors of August–and these lilies are certainly keeping … Continue reading

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Black petunias

I always try to avoid garden fads.  You know the ones I mean–new releases of funky flowers that, for whatever reason, are all the rage this year. Mostly I just feel slightly offended by the garden industry as a whole, … Continue reading

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A shade classic

A few years ago I picked up some little Solomon’s Seal seedlings at the Fargo Botanic Garden Society spring plant sale. It was a spur-of-the-moment purchase–I wasn’t looking for anything in particular, but I liked the looks of this regal, … Continue reading

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The diaper trick

That got your attention, didn’t it?   Ok, it’s not really a trick.  It IS really a diaper, though. The weather this weekend was gorgeous, and I actually got some garden cleanup accomplished (about half the beds) and also potted … Continue reading

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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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