Re-purposing Window Grilles For the Garden

When I bought my house the sliding door and another glass door had white dividers, or grilles, in them.  I don’t like that look.  I like my windows to be clear and open – free of dividers to block my view outside.  I was happy to find that the dividers could be unsnapped and removed, […]

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The Tomatoes Are Planted

I stopped at Tenney Farm the other day and picked up some tomato plants. I knew that planting time would be upon me soon and I didn’t want to be without anything to add to the garden. I bought Early Girl, Big Boy and Cherry, Grape and some sort of Roma. The trouble I am […]

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Growing Hyacinths

This is the first time that I’ve grown hyacinths in my yard. Last fall I bought a bunch of bulbs to add to my new yard and planted tulips, a few daffodils and six hyacinth bulbs. I put everything out front except the hyacinths and they have their own little garden area near the back […]

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Trying to ID Some Things In My New Yard

It’s mid April, the sun is shining and it’s warm outside.  I make all kinds of plans to do yard work, or take a walk or just sit on my new little deck and enjoy watching the birds.  Then I remind myself that I will get eaten alive by the black flies. It’s one of […]

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