Dave’s 2011 Garden Project Review

This post is a post I've been dreading.  Mainly because this year has been tough, probably the toughest I've ever had to live through.  My garden projects fell by the wayside.  My projects and ambitions just didn't matter when compared to the situations that the course of life brought us through.  But we're getting…

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Merry Christmas!

I would like to wish you and your family a safe and very merry Christmas season! Photos: Nandina berries (top left), eastern red cedar under snow(middle left), blue garden shed (bottom left), happy little bluebird in snow (middle bottom), daffodil coming up in a March snow (bottom right), Our Snow covered house (top right).…

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A Pretty Seedy Garden

'Autumn Joy' Sedum seed heads persist through winter. This time of year the flowers are mostly faded and few things have retained enough foliage to be markedly interesting.  But those faded flowers have left something behind - seeds!  Seeds can do a few of very cool things: They sustain the plant species for the…

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No Lexus for This Gardener

I'm sure you've seen the commercial. The one where a couple is in an elevator, then elevator music happens and they recognize it as the theme song to Lexus commercials.  That's when it dawns on the unsuspecting member of the couple that the other one is giving them a Lexus for Christmas.  Those commercials…

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A Little Birdwatching

With many gardening activities slowing down and the temperatures dropping (although yesterday the temperature was actually near 70 degrees!) I spend much more time indoors.  Fortunately I can still enjoy the great outdoors by watching the birds stop by to visit the bird feeders.  Here are a few of the visitors who stopped by…

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The First Snowfall of 2011

Technically my title is completely incorrect!  We did have snow in January and February but this is the first snowfall of the coming winter season.  And technically this isn't even officially winter yet.  I'm just breaking all the rules for this post! I'm going wild! Anyway...yesterday we had a light snowfall.  It was the…

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