Flower for Art and Crafts – Wild Tansy

I have a love/hate relationship with Tansy. As an extremely invasive plant, I pull about 95% of them. The other 5%, I let grow in clumps away from the gardens. I see why some states prohibit the planting of this golden-faced button. I believe they would grow through concrete. A few interesting facts; Tansy was … Continue reading Flower for Art and Crafts – Wild Tansy

Blooms

The perennials have decided to show their beautiful blooms this weekend. The perennials are the backbone of my gardens because of the zone. I need hardy plants that withstand subzero temps in the winter. Planting roses on top of the septic tank was suggested by several when I moved here, my sideways look of 'what' … Continue reading Blooms

Home

There is nothing like spending time at home. Spring cleaning was on the agenda this weekend. It becomes an inspiring environment when everything is sparkling clean. Just a few shots around home. Now I need to get outside and finish up those gardens. Living in the woods has it challenges. Here are a few shots … Continue reading Home

To Cultivate

I am still mulching my gardens in an attempt to freshen up the look. Pulling weeds, prepping the ground, and shoveling mulch...lots and lots of mulch. Cultivating provides a sense of contentment. There is definitely a feeling of satisfaction when you stand back and take in your work, especially when you power through an invasion of … Continue reading To Cultivate

Spring Blooms

  It finally stopped raining long enough for a walk through the gardens. I enjoy discovering the tender blooms of the wildflowers and flowering trees. One thing missing from my garden are the spring bulbs stretching out after the long winter slumber to create a fantastic symphony of color. I am envious of the tulip theatres … Continue reading Spring Blooms

Gardening

  Gardening. 'What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger.' So they say 🙂 I am amidst a project of mulching my flower beds. They look so pretty with the green life poking through the fresh mulch. Using a small garden trailer and a shovel, I am happily working my way through my gardens. My flowers … Continue reading Gardening