Once in awhile someone really surprises me. That someone is a gentleman named Dave Ford, owner of Products of Innovation the makers of the Waterhoop. The Waterhoop is a watering device designed for trees and shrubs. Last summer Monica Hemingway, over at Gardening Products Review, sent me a Waterhoop to use. In my review, I […]
Several years ago after having experienced some hairpin curves in my life, I set about rediscovering parts of me I had forgotten. There was the part of me that loved art but had been stuffed in the closet. There was the part of me that loved sitting quietly to read without feeling like I should […]
No, this is not some sort of joke or craft idea for Easter. I’m simply not that clever. I thought it would be interesting to take a look at butterfly eggs. With all the fuss right now about planting milkweed for the monarchs, you should know what a butterfly egg looks like when you spot one […]
Fall foliage love! Such an incredibly beautiful time of year! Happy red, orange, and yellow!
Happy hour happens everyday since I put the birdbath in the garden. Late in the afternoon the neighborhood birds start gathering for a drink and a quick dip. They’re all very civilized about it. Bluebirds, cardinals, sparrows, house wrens, and mockingbirds collect on the powerlines, rooflines and in the nearby trees all waiting their turn. […]
Oh my goodness. I just finished planting the perennials in my new butterfly garden last week and already the visitors are rolling in. It’s true…plant it and they will come! If you have read a few of my posts, you will know that I am ripping out grass and putting in beds. This butterfly garden […]
Watchful Wednesday is about observation. It is about taking a short break to quietly observe the many wonders that surround us and sharing it with others. Take a moment and observe…
In keeping with the spider theme that seems to be popular this week…here’s to nature’s aerial artists! Watch, observe, share.