Category Archives: Gardening

Growing Up

It’s been the rainiest October in a long, long time here in Phoenix. And, really, all I can say is “Yay!” I love the rain. We have a metal awning that protects our pool equipment from the blazing sun and … Continue reading

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Gardens

One word can have lots of meanings. Take garden for example. My niece-in-law is British and uses the term to convey any backyard. For most Americans it refers to a formal botanical setting with flowers or an area devoted to … Continue reading

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I thought I was being clever

The hubbinator and I have been working on our backyard.  You know, turning it into something other than a bare patch of dirt. Before the heat kicked in, we invested in 5 new plants. 2 rose bushes 1 lavender bush … Continue reading

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Murder, He Wrote

We have a little white board on our refrigerator to remind us to pick up things at the store. The hubbinator wrote this on the board. Naturally, I read that the hubbinator wanted shears from HoDe’s but then underneath I … Continue reading

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Are You Listening?

Lately, I’ve been accumulating podcasts. Podcasts on gardening and writing. In other words, things I find interesting and useful. Trouble is, I haven’t be actually listening to them. In part, it’s because my truck doesn’t have Bluetooth so I can … Continue reading

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Happy First Day of Spring

Yeah! Spring is finally here. Where I live in Arizona, it’s been in the 90s for a couple of weeks now, but nothing says spring to me like flowers. We happen to be shopping in Trader Joe’s yesterday to buy … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Garden

If I ever feel like no one is paying attention to my blog, I just have to post about my family. Then I know that everyone in my family is silently stalking me. Here is my sister’s garden. Once spring … Continue reading

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