These sweet little flowers are the first to bloom in my garden--and in a few short years, they have formed delightful colonies all over my garden. Crocus may just be one of the most overlooked, inexpensive, carefree answers to everyone's spring fever. Click here to read more
...Margaret Roach has written a wonderful book for gardeners!
“The garden's lessons are smart and scientific, but also sensual and spiritual; practical but also philosophical. It's what I call horticultural how-to and "woo-woo" and the "woo-woo" is really the best part of the harvest.” Margaret Roach
It was 8 degrees this morning at our house...so what immediately comes to my mind? Hot chocolate--not hot cocoa--but realio, trulio hot drinking chocolate. Click here to read more (and, yes, i've been playing with those "drawing apps"...i think this one is recognizable...)
Hoping it's true that "Laughter is the best medicine"
Chapter 1: Symptoms Maybe it's just a cold this time
Chapter 2: Diagnosis When and why was i hit in the face with a brick?
Chapter 3: The Truth Hurts Any minute now, my face is actually going to fall off
Chapter 4:The Meds Kick In The once raging blaze is reduced to smoldering coals and drainage begins
Chapter 5: Seeing is Believing Holding several tissues in her hands, the patient blows her nose then observes: "Hm. So that's what brain matter looks like."
Chapter 6: It's a Cliff Hanger Surely all the muck has been expelled and the barking will end before one breaks a rib. 5 blessed minutes pass in silence well, almost just a bit of a wheeze can be heard. The patient thinks, "Sleep. Finally, some sleep." She fluffs the comforter plumps the pillow. The cat curls up with a sigh...
Even though our local orchards where damaged by a strangely mild winter + too much heat too early in spring + a final frost in May--our local orchards have mighty fine apples. But there may be fewer of your favorites, so go early and go often to make sure you get your share of the harvest. And be sure to treat yourself to an easy, but special weekend breakfast treat. Click here to read more.