I looked out my kitchen window yesterday morning to see a little touch of red. Strawberries! I started with 3 strawberry plants, but only one survived our crazy weather, and then the birds started pecking at them, so I didn’t think we’d get […]
Well we did it, we got sod laid down in our backyard. It’s so much nicer and easier to take the kids out back, or even just open the door and let them run. I no longer have to worry that they’ll come in with […]
I’ve seen that some of my friends, the lucky ones in warm climates, have begun their gardening. Since I don’t live in a very warm climate, and we had a late winter this year, I’ve resorted to just planning and dreaming about our garden this […]
Remember the Okra I planted? I was so excited because out of about 50 seeds, I only got one to grow. Well, turns out I got none. As you can see it is most definitely not Okra. The question now begs, where did this Sunflower […]
Out of about 50 seeds, we got one Okra to grow. Supposedly (from my research) once it blooms we should see okra within 6 days! Whoohoo!
Mmm, Lettuce! Peas! Potatoes! Beautiful Flowers Lupine flower (flowers came up, but the rest of the plant died, interesting!)
We didn’t have a whole lot of time yesterday, but we managed to squeeze some yard work in. Mark was at school until almost 5, and I had a Relief Society Meeting at 6:30 (come back Saturday for a great giveaway from that meeting!) So when […]
mini purple hyacinths a pretty pink flower (girls picked at it before it bloomed though) and my new vegetable garden – lettuce, asparagus, potatoes, peas and eventually tomatos
Hey everyone! Earth Day is this Friday! What are you going to do? Do you have any fun plans to celebrate this beautiful planet we live on? Here’s some simple ideas from me – 1. Plant a garden! This is what we’re doing this week. […]
It would appear I have a very large garden of green onions. Or perhaps it’s a weed that looks like an onion? And is that an…Artichoke? I’m wondering if maybe this area was a compost plot?