First sunflowers of the summer
I was just looking back on photos from last year, and these sunflowers are opening up an entire month earlier than they did last summer! We had a warm spring and everything... Read More
We fenced in our entire 1+ acre lot last summer, and we planted a lot of vines in hopes of one day having a “green fence.” I know it takes a few... Read More
I cut down all the catnip in the garden, which should give some of the other herbs a bit more room to grow. I’m sure well get a couple more good pickings... Read More
I don’t have the patience for annuals (unless you can eat them), so I figured I’d add some perennial flowers to the garden this year. This spring, I picked up about a... Read More
The chives have been flowering for a week. Welcome, bees! The garden looks completely different, and green. I’ll have to post a few photos this weekend … after we do a bit... Read More
Puck Loves Gardening
He also is really good about staying in the garden paths. Here he’s found a small patch of shade from the arbor.
One of my projects this year is growing luffa – sponge gourds. These need to be transpotted soon. I’m planning on growing them all in pots on our deck, so they can... Read More
Speaking of plants that don’t grow in Minnesota…
I sprouted a Mango! Quite surprising, because Chris cut into the pit, and I salvaged what I could of the seed inside. Now, if only the avocados would sprout…
Growing plants in Minnesota that aren’t supposed to grow in Minnesota
The papayas are very upset. As you can see, they aren’t looking as great as they did last summer, and I’m slowly losing them. I’m hoping that a couple will survive and... Read More
The red squirrel discovers the sunflowers we neglected… … he wastes no time snatching one away! A feast for a king!