Garden

Transplanting a Forsythia the Hard Day

Three years ago, when it was time to take down the old garage and build our new studio/barn, the problem was the beautiful forsythia growing at the corner of the old garage. For so many years it had helped us welcome spring back with its the bright yellow and beautiful…

Not the Flowering Maple!

We were sucker punched by winter last year and it’s not going to happen again this year – not this close to spring. There may not be anything I can do about the poor daffodils with their bright yellow heads pushed down in the snow, but I will not have…

Potty Training or Rose Trimming?

Well, once again it’s that time of year when I seriously consider calling a medical professional about Danny. Last week, with zeal in his eyes he announced it was time to trim the front rose hedge. “Fine” I said, “just don’t gnash your teeth again this year while doing it,…

Pumpkins

Pumpkins

“I think I’d like to plant my pumpkins in the front bed this year.” At first I blushed, thinking it was his annual come-on until I realized, with some relief, he was talking about the garden. “But the beds are filled with tulips.” I said “Exactly,” he said. It’s amazing…