I've been meaning to share some pictures of the garden, but have been caught up with other things. Here's one of many of my Nun's Orchid aka Nun's beard, Nun's cap, but whatever you may know them as I think we can all agree they are truly beautiful, these flowers have been open for about … Continue reading Nun’s Orchid-
If you live in a suburban and/or rural area, perhaps you have dealt with rabbits or deers eating your lovely flowers and greens. I have substantially added several raised beds to my garden. However, some were being chomped up by the deers and a beautifully fed rabbit. I have tried every deer and rabbit repellent … Continue reading Undercover…raised bed crop coop.
Strolling in the garden, I notice a flower on one of my ginger plants. I wasn't sure what type of ginger it was, however looking closely, I realized that it was the flower of a turmeric plant, Curcuma Longa, pictured below. In the Summer of 2020, I remember placing Turmeric Rhizome that I had purchased at the … Continue reading Turmeric beginning to end.
I have been very excited to finally see some fruit from one of my fruit trees, this tree was relocated from my previous home 2 years ago and it was only at the most 2 feet tall when planted. I was surprised to see many guavas on the tree and I was actually hesitant that … Continue reading Guava from the garden
After struggling with the weeds entangled in the stones on the back garden and after treating it with vinegar to kill them off, I decide to lift everything lay new fabric and wash all the rocks. I only took before and after pictures. This project very quickly became one of those that you are wondering … Continue reading Garden Update.
I’ve been a bit delay with my update just because I’ve been busy digging dirt just about every other day. I find myself in a zen-like state that comforts me when I am out pulling weeds and planting seeds. I am not an expert and I don’t strive for perfection, I just garden for enjoyment … Continue reading Garden Update
Hopefully, you got here after seeing my previous post It’s SPRING! Rose Garden in the making. After completing the rose garden I felt that there was something missing, I needed a French Kitchen Garden - nothing to over the top, just enough space to grow Thyme, Garlic, Green Onions, Shallots, Oregano, Basil and a few … Continue reading My Potager …
So here we are again... another Spring - and I must say I have been definitely distracted in preparation to this wonderful season, perhaps my favorite and I wonder why... I have been once again stuck in the garden - project after project with a painting resting on the easel that I have commenced and … Continue reading It’s SPRING! Rose Garden in the making.
I finally got the hang of it with my Luffa gourd, after initially producing 1 Luffa Gourd I started researching why my plant only produced 1 Luffa Gourd when it had tons of yellow flowers. Well, I found out that the plant was full of male flowers and I need female flowers to bear fruit, … Continue reading Luffa update in the garden