Monthly Archives: May 2012

Baby Bunny

Baby Bunny

This ‘cute’ little rabbit is one of many that eat our gardens every year. When my flowers and hosta leaves start showing up on the ground because these evil little creatures found their stems ‘tasty’, well, let’s just say that having hawks, weasels, bobcats and coyotes around doesn’t seem so bad. ūüėČ

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A Small Garden with a Big Harvest – Shade Vegetables – part 1 – Kales

One more step on the Journey Toward Increased Self Sufficiency. ¬†We decided to make the kitchen garden¬†a ‘manageable’ size.¬† The¬†part of the garden that is the focus of this post is a small area.¬†¬† For us manageable is defined as: … Continue reading

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Hosta ‘Orange Marmalade’

Hosta 'Orange Marmalade'

Hosta ‘Orange Marmalade’

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Hosta ‘Frances Williams’

Hosta 'Frances Williams'

Hosta ‘Frances Williams’

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Outstanding Shade Garden Perennial – # 2

HOSTAS – Easy to Grow, Lots of Variety! I LOVE HOSTAS, They come in an amazing array of colors, patterns & sizes. I’ve been growing them for about 20 years. When we moved out to our home in the woods, … Continue reading

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Candelabra Primroses

Primroses are most often thought as spring bloomers, ¬†¬†but there are some that bloom from late spring well into to mid-summer.¬†¬† I have several later blooming primulas in my garden, including several colors ¬†¬†of these candelabra types.¬† I have them … Continue reading

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Garden Art, Garden Jewelry

¬†Have fun and use your imagination when adding art to your garden. This¬†a fun little piece of jewelry.¬† I used a pin like this, right out of my jewelry box when we were tiling our shower 10 years ago.¬†¬† I … Continue reading

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the Ultimate Organic Free Range Sustainable Weed & Feed

At our home in the woods, weed and feed is a process, not a product. In addition to the 100% soy free, natural, sustainably and regionally grown, non-GMO, whole grain, feed that is packaged in compostable paper bags made from … Continue reading

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Concrete Garden Art – Stepping Stones

A few years ago a friend and I took a class on making concrete leaf castings.¬† It turned out to be fun and easy.¬† Another friend¬†showed me a wonderful¬†path he had made with concrete stepping-stones with leaf imprints.¬† It was … Continue reading

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More Signs of Spring

Poppies & Columbine https://ourhomeinthewoods.wordpress.com/2012/05/17/signs-of-spring/

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