Rosegarden update…

Before mowing the lawn this weekend I was saddened to see 2 of my Honeymoon roses look like they are going to kick the bucket, I emailed Jackson and Perkins with the pictures in hopes that they will stand by their guarantee. Either way, I have 2 new roses that arrived on Friday from The … Continue reading Rosegarden update…

My Potager …

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 …

It’s SPRING! Rose Garden in the making.

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.

Luffa update in the garden

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

Progress in the garden…

Well, this is how the butternut squash plant is looking right about now and it has plenty of squashes. Today I decided to pick one, maybe a little early but I couldn't resist and it came in at 7 lbs. 7.9 ounces, I can't imagine how big it would of been if I left it … Continue reading Progress in the garden…

Oops…I did it again…

O'my, what 2 buckets of seashells from going to the beach on the weekends and a gallon of $9 "oops" granite texture paint for concrete from my local home improvement store inspire me to do. I'll tell you, I love going to the paint department every time I go to my favorite orange home improvement … Continue reading Oops…I did it again…

Playing in the dirt…

So I've been busy in the garden as you saw in my previous posts, I've been playing in the dirt for the past few months trying to get my garden oasis which still has a long way to go. Here are some pictures from last year comparing the growth and changes. Avocado located left back … Continue reading Playing in the dirt…

Seed Crazy…

So in my previous post, I shared my seed sorting and now that I have these seeds you might ask me, what the heck are you doing with them. Well, they get planted every where and anything from up cycled strawberry containers, egg containers, sandwich bags (well those I'm using for propagating roses) of just … Continue reading Seed Crazy…

Sorting it out…

  It's been awhile since I blogged and I figured that I would share what I've been up to, Yes, I have been busy and no, it's not paintings. I'll be sharing a serious of posts under my kissing dirt category just to show what I have been doing. Well, as we all know it's … Continue reading Sorting it out…

Backyard Garden

As promised, I finally got around to taking some pictures of my back yard. So, I remember when I first moved into my current house when we moved back to Florida. The yard was pretty bare and not much going on and I new that I would be a long term project to have a … Continue reading Backyard Garden