Monthly Archives: August 2011

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures

If you came to my house, stood outside the side door of the garage and looked at my garden through zoom lenses, this is the lovely view you would see.  Unfortunately most visitors use their eyes more than zoom lenses, … Continue reading

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Spinning in the Backyard

‘Spinning in the Backyard’ is a new category. All posts in this category will be of pictures taken while standing in the same place and spinning around. I want to track changes from season to season and year to year. This set of … Continue reading

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My How They’ve Grown

Is it odd how much we love the frogs??? When we sit on the front porch at night and light the tiki torches, they are usually chatting, but when it rains they get really excited. One day I left the … Continue reading

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Now You See It. Now You Don’t

Jesse (my favorite son) said I’m wasting my time; I can never defeat the forest. I know he’s right. It will always live to fight another day, but I can make it retreat for awhile.      I try and … Continue reading

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Container Gardening – Part 2

I have more containers than I could fit in one blog.  In Container Gardening part 1, I posted pictures of my potted garden at the garage. This first picture is a close-up of a portion of the right-hand side. (I … Continue reading

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Gifts from Mother Nature

 I am always pleased when Mother Nature gives me gifts. This is butterfly pea (Clitoria mariana). Last year I collected and sowed some seed, and although that didn’t work, now there is a second plant next to the first! Thank you … Continue reading

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