So yes, we've been AWOL. We are working on the house anytime we're not sleeping. Well it seems that way. Why, because company is coming, in May. Hubby is interested in putting the best foot forward as far as the house goes. He's not interested in editing any of my post... for right now at least. I'm tired of … Continue reading
easy shade gardening: dividing hostas
Finally was able to plant the north side of the house this weekend. It only took a few hours and minimal $$$. This is what I started with after all the junk amazing treasures were removed. It had been one of my lumber stash areas because it was hard to see from the street. 😉 … Continue reading easy shade gardening: dividing hostas
easy garden tips: irises
Here in North Dakota, fall is peaking thru the summers haze and reminding us that “winter is coming”. While I was enjoying the cooler temps walking in my yard, I remembered how my grandma used to teach me about gardening. One such lesson was on dividing Iris bulbs. Now I have to try and convey … Continue reading easy garden tips: irises
secret garden tour 2018
I'm back... Summer is always a crazy time, traveling, gardening, painting projects, etc. So I've falling down in the blogging department. Well enough with the excuses... on with the pretty pictures from the garden tour. What garden tour? The Secret Garden Tour hosted by Minot Symphony every summer. This year I only got photos of … Continue reading secret garden tour 2018
forage friday: milkweed?
This Chump maybe stumped.... it's Forage Friday... I'm not 100% sure what plant this is.... I'm thinking it's a Milkweed. What is milkweed? Milkweed is named for its latex, a milky substance that comes out of the cut stems. Most species are toxic. Asclepias L., the milkweeds, is an American genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous … Continue reading forage friday: milkweed?