Tag Archive: spring gardens

‘First Cuts’ From the Garden

Last weekend the weather was beautiful and the weekend was even more beautiful because we enjoyed the ‘first cuts’ from the garden. Fresh greens…tender, light and so delicious. Some of Johnny Scheepers Kitchen Garden… Continue reading

Being Versatile

I am so pleased to share I’ve been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! The kind and creative Elaine from rainyleaf.com thoughtfully nominated my blog for it’s very first award. Thank-you Elaine! I… Continue reading

Rolling Into Spring…

I  know these two lines are familiar, probably very familiar… But have you ever considered them in the context of the arrival of Spring?  As I was huffing and puffing in a workout,… Continue reading

Friday Favorite: An Inspirational Garden in the Rugged Owyhee Mountains

The Owyhee Mountains are located in high altitude Intermountain desert where sagebrush and lava rock are aplenty.  It is a rugged area and you can tell this by taking a quick visual scan… Continue reading

Let the Bells of Ireland Sing!

Ever mistaken a desired flower for a weed?  I have a bit of a story to tell regarding  Moluccella laevis a.k.a. ‘Bells of Ireland’.  Just in case you are not familiar with ‘Bells… Continue reading

I like Sambucus…

Say the word Sambucus…(sam-boo-kus)… Isn’t it just  fun to say?  I think so but maybe my judgement has been swayed a bit because Sambucus can be an amazing specimen in your garden. Sambucus (also… Continue reading

Purple Rain, Purple Reign

Now maybe it’s because I was in high-school and college in the 80’s that certain Prince songs are permanently embedded in my brain, but the other day an old favorite popped into my… Continue reading

Friday Flora: Iris FANTASTICO!

Seeing a friend’s garden for the first time is always so much fun!  I had this opportunity a few days ago and was not disappointed.  I love to see the creative hand and… Continue reading

Great Gardening Weekend Satisfies the Soul

Wonderful weather can make a great gardening weekend!  Of course, there are lots of fun things to do during nice weather but this weekend was very productive in the garden.  I think because… Continue reading

Friday Fun: Planting in the Garden…

  Only one day left to enter igardendaily’s first fun giveaway!   Become an igardendaily Facebook Fan and get your name entered into a drawing to win a $15 gift card to Starbucks or Botanica,… Continue reading