Rhodos and rainbarrels

Rhodos and rainbarrels

I am guilty of taking lots of photos documenting what is going on around here and not taking the time to post them. We don’t have any cell service out here so I can’t take photos with my phone and upload them. When we invest in a signal booster I will be able to post

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May Glory

May Glory

At the end of the month it will be a year since we came to view this property with our realtor. As I look at photos from the listing, the trees and shrubs are pretty much on the same schedule as last year. The weather has been beautiful this month, with temperatures in the 20’s

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Flora’s in the house

You might have noticed that there is a new member of the family listed on the right sidebar of this blog. My dear cat, Cocoa died at 20 years old last September, just six weeks after we moved in. It was very hard to say goodbye to my sweet companion because we had been together

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Here comes the colour

Here comes the colour

Weeding, weeding, weeding, mowing, mowing, mowing… seeding, transplanting, potting up, burning… Every day there is something new coming into bloom. Hmmm, I transplanted these tulips from the other house and they are doing a valiant job of blooming again. I picked a pretty tricky spot for them and now I am paying the price by

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Spring Unveiling

Spring Unveiling

My sister guessed that this camellia would be pink and she was correct! I like the fact that it is more than a double but not a ruffly one. The petals are shaped like a waterlily. We are getting a long show from this large shrub since we haven’t had any hard rain lately. We

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