Bzzzz May 12th, 2011

Weed­ing, water­ing, digging…You’re bor­ing, mommy.

Can’t you throw some­thing for us to chase? Or bet­ter yet, can’t you open that jar in the kitchen with the liver-y, smelly treats? We’ve been good girls.

Posted In: Dogs and Cats, Gardening Life


Bzzzz April 22nd, 2011

April is quite a yel­low month, isn’t it? I mean, there’s the for­sythia, the witch hazel, the daf­fodils. If that weren’t enough we can now get our aza­leas in shades of orange-yellow. And don’t for­get that drop-dead beau­ti­ful mag­no­lia ‘Yel­low Bird.’ (I want.)

You know what? I don’t care. After see­ing brown, brown, brown all win­ter long, I like a nice, bright yellow.

Bring it on.  In fact, let’s do some masses of yellow.

Harry and I have been slowly adding to our daf­fodil col­lec­tion. We started near the house by the dri­ve­way. Last fall we planted a group­ing about a quar­ter mile up the driveway—a sunny lit­tle patch to greet visitors.

I even added a few cro­cuses and mus­cari in the mix to see how the deer would like them. They didn’t.

Next fall we’ll add even more yel­low. For another yel­low April.


Posted In: Flowers, Gardening

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