Category Archive: Garden

May 14

Mother’s Day


Happy Mommy’s day! Yesterday was Mother’s day, so I spent my day with my mom (obviously). Here she is watering the plants we planted yesterday: She’s gonna kill me for posting that. I made her a pot of plants for the patio for mother’s day (petunias, verbena, and pansies). She loved it. Anyway, we spent …

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May 07

The Plan

front plan

Over the past few days, I’ve been designing the garden that I mentioned in a few posts. And here it is! From left to right, we have full sun, part sun, and full shade, so designing the garden wasn’t really the simplest thing. I also had to take into consideration the way each of these …

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May 03


I mentioned last week that I wanted to re-do the front yard, which involved a bunch of stuff, including figuring out what’s wrong with the Azaleas.  Which I did. The location that the leggy, sad azaleas are in is under a dense, early foliage tree, which, while they’re a part-sun plant, they need much more …

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Feb 28


This was originally posted on on July 11, 2011.  First of all, it rained today, so yay! The power actually went out at work for 3 seconds, which doesn’t happen. This is from earlier today: So, when I was pulling weeds on Saturday, I was admiring my vegetable garden, and I thought I’d share. That’s one side, …

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Feb 24

The Magical Garden

This was originally posted on on July 10, 2011. My garden is magical. I swear. How else would it fill so quickly with weeds? It seems like yesterday that I planted my snapdragons and then BOOM now it looks like this: Ok, so maybe it was 2 months ago and no one’s weeded since then. But really, it …

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