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Gardening

Volunteer

At the end of the driveway, I set two planters, the ones that resemble half barrels. I planted them with perennial flowers and we faithfully…
Lisa
October 30, 2022
Gardening

Lifted

I've solved growing carrots. Thankfully, we love carrots. If, instead, our bumper crop was eggplants (which I think are beautiful but I don't particularly like),…
Lisa
March 30, 2022
BeekeepingGardening

Mysterious times

As spring arrived - after the late March refreeze that killed my pear blossoms, fig leaves, orange stems and fooled the usually infallible pecan trees…
Lisa
April 19, 2017
Gardening

Glorious

Gardening is applied optimism. Maybe that is why my yard and gardens are in such disarray. It drags on me. Truly. I want to have…
Lisa
August 21, 2016
Gardening

Winter is over

I like to pretend I have a farm. I plan for a future when I have a small but prolific orchard of fruit and nut…
Lisa
March 29, 2016
Gardening

Fairy Tales

After a few days of heavy rain, especially if their is dense lightening strikes, we are blessed with the emergence of Rain Lilies, sometimes called…
Lisa
June 2, 2015
GardeningHomemaking

Leeks

My approach to gardening is benign neglect. The outcome of such loving disregard is that sometimes things behave in an unexpected and undocumented manner. Leeks,…
Lisa
March 15, 2015