All posts tagged: gardening

Happy Friday from my Fall Garden!

The days are getting shorter, the nights longer, and the early evening light put a golden glow on everything. Garden clean up has been on my to-do-list this week. I am just about finished cleaning up and trimming the plants in the front yard.  Now […]


Happy Friday!

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably noticed that I love flowers! As I look out my window, I see the forest behind us: tall native big-leaf maples are leafing out, the wild apple tree has a few white blossoms left […]


Sublime Springtime

Azure Bee Bliss Sage Chartreuse Daffodils Emerald Frogs Hopping Iridescent Jade-green Kale Leaves Misty Nippy Overnights Peonies Quietly Re-emerging Showy Tulips Upright Vigorous Witch hazel Xanthous Yellow as we eagerly zing into spring.


After the Rain…. Sunshine and Color

We’ve had a most unusual winter here in Oregon. Lots of sun, warm temperatures and very little rain and mountain snow. Until yesterday! A “pineapple express” came through over the weekend. Gusty winds carried all kinds of debris into our yard and knocked out the power […]


Green Thumb! It’s in my DNA.

As a child, I hated the idea of helping in our garden. My dad however, was an avid gardener. He could grow just about anything: beautiful flowers, tasty fruits, vegetables and berries. There were two greenhouses in the yard, both built from scratch, using recycled […]


At Home in the World

Over the years, home has been in many places for me. Often times it is not just the where, but also the connection with people, nature and happenings. Home to me is the serenity when hiking in the woods or pulling weeds in my garden. Home to […]


Winter Blues? Not this Year!

It’s been a strange winter around here. Not too cold, no snow or ice and very little rain. i think we’ve had a lot more sunshine than in years past. Last Sunday morning I noticed sunbeams peeking through the forest behind my house. This time […]

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