Ikea is tiring and a lamp question

Ikea is tiring and a lamp question

Hi there, We went to IKEA today. We’re going to hold on the Expedit for another month and get the larger and taller one but I did pick up some other great things like the lampshades in the cut which

Ikea is tiring and a lamp question

Ikea is tiring and a lamp question

Hi there, We went to IKEA today. We’re going to hold on the Expedit for another month and get the larger and taller one but I did pick up some other great things like the lampshades in the cut which

Well, I thought I’d take one for the team….

Well, I thought I’d take one for the team….

I guess I’ll pop the community’s cherry! I really wanted to hold back posting until I changed my sewing/computer room to my liking, but for now…just tell me what you think so far? hopefully everyone else will join the bandwagon….

Well, I thought I’d take one for the team….

Well, I thought I’d take one for the team….

I guess I’ll pop the community’s cherry! I really wanted to hold back posting until I changed my sewing/computer room to my liking, but for now…just tell me what you think so far? hopefully everyone else will join the bandwagon….

Coming By Mail

Coming By Mail

I can’t wait. In two weeks, my irises from Nola’s Garden is coming by mail. I love my yearly order from Nola’s. Alabaster Unicorn Black Dragon Dracula’s Shadow Dream Indigo Nola’s Garden starts shipping their bulbs out in June. http://www.walking-p-bar.com/shopsite/page5.html

Coming By Mail

Coming By Mail

I can’t wait. In two weeks, my irises from Nola’s Garden is coming by mail. I love my yearly order from Nola’s. Alabaster Unicorn Black Dragon Dracula’s Shadow Dream Indigo Nola’s Garden starts shipping their bulbs out in June. http://www.walking-p-bar.com/shopsite/page5.html

Oh, the conundrum….

Oh, the conundrum….

my fellow gardeners, I am quite curious about something. I live up in Washington State, just south of Seattle, in Zone 8, if that helps a bit. I moved here two years ago from New England. I designed and built

Oh, the conundrum….

Oh, the conundrum….

my fellow gardeners, I am quite curious about something. I live up in Washington State, just south of Seattle, in Zone 8, if that helps a bit. I moved here two years ago from New England. I designed and built

christmas light question…

christmas light question…

I bought some tonight. Ok, so they’re not “christmas” lights, but you get the idea though of what they are that way. lol. But anywho… I bought two sets of purple ones. And I’m wondering… How do you guys hang

christmas light question…

christmas light question…

I bought some tonight. Ok, so they’re not “christmas” lights, but you get the idea though of what they are that way. lol. But anywho… I bought two sets of purple ones. And I’m wondering… How do you guys hang

Living Room Detail Pictures

Living Room Detail Pictures

More of me playing with my camera… footnotes: 1. Bless the Loose Change 2. Study 3. Leisure Reading 4. Soft Chenile 5. Traditionally Modern 6. Love my matching-blue blanket 7. Finial 8. Helen Keller quote plaque 9. Reading Material 10.

Living Room Detail Pictures

Living Room Detail Pictures

More of me playing with my camera… footnotes: 1. Bless the Loose Change 2. Study 3. Leisure Reading 4. Soft Chenile 5. Traditionally Modern 6. Love my matching-blue blanket 7. Finial 8. Helen Keller quote plaque 9. Reading Material 10.

My musings on rain barrels and catchment systems

My musings on rain barrels and catchment systems

I’ve been thinking a lot about rain catchment systems lately. I know you’re probably thinking, why in the world would you need to catch rain when you live in the rainy PNW? Well my friends let me give you my

My musings on rain barrels and catchment systems

My musings on rain barrels and catchment systems

I’ve been thinking a lot about rain catchment systems lately. I know you’re probably thinking, why in the world would you need to catch rain when you live in the rainy PNW? Well my friends let me give you my

My first garden.

My first garden.

It took me a little while to figure out how to group all my pictures together and no flood people’s friends pages. But thanks to the people that send me links and helped me figure it out. I am new

My first garden.

My first garden.

It took me a little while to figure out how to group all my pictures together and no flood people’s friends pages. But thanks to the people that send me links and helped me figure it out. I am new

Compost Tea

Compost Tea

After reading Teaming with Microbes A Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web the idea of using compost tea has become quite appealing. Without understanding the science behind the use of compost tea it has always seemed a bit gimmicy

Compost Tea

Compost Tea

After reading Teaming with Microbes A Gardener’s Guide to the Soil Food Web the idea of using compost tea has become quite appealing. Without understanding the science behind the use of compost tea it has always seemed a bit gimmicy

Dahlias Blooming! Long Entry (sorry gardening gets me excited lately)

Dahlias Blooming! Long Entry (sorry gardening gets me excited lately)

Someone requested in my last post I post when the Dahlias bloomed. They finally did! I had one bloom last week, now we have several with still more to come! I love the color. I definitely want to keep these

Dahlias Blooming! Long Entry (sorry gardening gets me excited lately)

Dahlias Blooming! Long Entry (sorry gardening gets me excited lately)

Someone requested in my last post I post when the Dahlias bloomed. They finally did! I had one bloom last week, now we have several with still more to come! I love the color. I definitely want to keep these

re-decorated!

re-decorated!

I’m Louisa, I’m 24 and i live in the UK with my mumi posted ages ago when my room looked like this… I wanted a new bed, so me and my boyfriend decided i should re-decorate too! so it took

re-decorated!

re-decorated!

I’m Louisa, I’m 24 and i live in the UK with my mumi posted ages ago when my room looked like this… I wanted a new bed, so me and my boyfriend decided i should re-decorate too! so it took

Plant id help!

Plant id help!

I am visiting my mother in Bowling Green, KY (Zone 6?) and she has a beautiful front garden area that she inherited from the previous homeowners. She has lived here for a little over 3 years now and she doesn’t

Plant id help!

Plant id help!

I am visiting my mother in Bowling Green, KY (Zone 6?) and she has a beautiful front garden area that she inherited from the previous homeowners. She has lived here for a little over 3 years now and she doesn’t

So, tulip bulbs need to be dug up and replanted?

So, tulip bulbs need to be dug up and replanted?

I did not know that. A friend mentioned it. I planted 20 bulbs two Octobers ago. Six months later, I think 18 of them bloomed. I did nothing to them and and now only five bloomed this year. Granted they

So, tulip bulbs need to be dug up and replanted?

So, tulip bulbs need to be dug up and replanted?

I did not know that. A friend mentioned it. I planted 20 bulbs two Octobers ago. Six months later, I think 18 of them bloomed. I did nothing to them and and now only five bloomed this year. Granted they

this morning…

this morning…

WHEW! I was just looking through the posts and saw that someone had recently been RIPPED by the mod for not cutting. Hope this works! just some photos of my backyard “garden” this morning. i put garden like that because

this morning…

this morning…

WHEW! I was just looking through the posts and saw that someone had recently been RIPPED by the mod for not cutting. Hope this works! just some photos of my backyard “garden” this morning. i put garden like that because

Interior Desecrations

Interior Desecrations

I found a couch on craigslist super cheap. I liked it’s funky 70’s paisley pattern and decided to search the internet for some inspiring 70’s rooms… and found this: …and other monstrosities catalogued here. There are some epically bad rooms

Interior Desecrations

Interior Desecrations

I found a couch on craigslist super cheap. I liked it’s funky 70’s paisley pattern and decided to search the internet for some inspiring 70’s rooms… and found this: …and other monstrosities catalogued here. There are some epically bad rooms

questions about sod & some plant identification

questions about sod & some plant identification

When my husband and I bought our house last November, the yard was nothing but weeds. We know we’re going to have to redo the entire yard. One question I have is, when would be the best time to place

questions about sod & some plant identification

questions about sod & some plant identification

When my husband and I bought our house last November, the yard was nothing but weeds. We know we’re going to have to redo the entire yard. One question I have is, when would be the best time to place

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Zone 6 Maryland here. Just did a tour around the garden, trying to figure out where to plant all my brassica seedlings. I find myself fairly illogical when its time to start pulling summer plantings. Am I the only one

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

Zone 6 Maryland here. Just did a tour around the garden, trying to figure out where to plant all my brassica seedlings. I find myself fairly illogical when its time to start pulling summer plantings. Am I the only one

I built my raised bed for my Strawberries

I built my raised bed for my Strawberries

It’s all ready for the plants, I will be planting them this weekend. I filled it with store bought soil.

I built my raised bed for my Strawberries

I built my raised bed for my Strawberries

It’s all ready for the plants, I will be planting them this weekend. I filled it with store bought soil.