A few front garden pictures taken from the porch…

A few front garden pictures taken from the porch…

It was drizzling. I don’t think I’ve posted in gardening at all this year yet. “Nearly Black” Roses (look red to me) A bed on one side of the front walk. I forget what half the plants out here are,

A few front garden pictures taken from the porch…

A few front garden pictures taken from the porch…

It was drizzling. I don’t think I’ve posted in gardening at all this year yet. “Nearly Black” Roses (look red to me) A bed on one side of the front walk. I forget what half the plants out here are,

Growing basils on my fire escape

Growing basils on my fire escape

I have to share my basils, because I’m just so thrilled with how well they’re doing. It’s neat to see the physical differences between varieties. At the far left are two lime basil plants. They were gifts, bought at an

Growing basils on my fire escape

Growing basils on my fire escape

I have to share my basils, because I’m just so thrilled with how well they’re doing. It’s neat to see the physical differences between varieties. At the far left are two lime basil plants. They were gifts, bought at an

Sweet Potato Vines

Sweet Potato Vines

I didn’t realize sweet potato vines would grow real potatoes. I left the white ones outside for the critters. They were taking up space I wanted my mums to be privy too. The red are still in the container. I’m

Sweet Potato Vines

Sweet Potato Vines

I didn’t realize sweet potato vines would grow real potatoes. I left the white ones outside for the critters. They were taking up space I wanted my mums to be privy too. The red are still in the container. I’m

Butterscotch Almond Bars

Butterscotch Almond Bars

I’ve been hoarding photos and recipes of desserts I made over Christmas so I’m slowly going to start posting them at my journal. This one is particularly tasty so I thought I’d share! Here’s what you’ll need: * 2 cups

Butterscotch Almond Bars

Butterscotch Almond Bars

I’ve been hoarding photos and recipes of desserts I made over Christmas so I’m slowly going to start posting them at my journal. This one is particularly tasty so I thought I’d share! Here’s what you’ll need: * 2 cups

Questions and a plant ID

Questions and a plant ID

I have three pictures behind the cut (Edit: I think I fixed the html problem, let me know if you still can’t see the pictures. They show up when I preview them but I thought I previewed them before.) I

Questions and a plant ID

Questions and a plant ID

I have three pictures behind the cut (Edit: I think I fixed the html problem, let me know if you still can’t see the pictures. They show up when I preview them but I thought I previewed them before.) I

rearrangement!

rearrangement!

remember me? i had the bright yellow room gone grey and red… i came home for break on thursday night, and on friday, as it snowed like the dickens outside (hahahah spring break = snow!), i cleaned and moved stuff

rearrangement!

rearrangement!

remember me? i had the bright yellow room gone grey and red… i came home for break on thursday night, and on friday, as it snowed like the dickens outside (hahahah spring break = snow!), i cleaned and moved stuff

Living Room Patio

Living Room Patio

My living room is in need of some serious help… It still looks something like this… minus the futon… My living room is long and narrow… so space is kind of limited. I can’t becide on a love seat. I

Living Room Patio

Living Room Patio

My living room is in need of some serious help… It still looks something like this… minus the futon… My living room is long and narrow… so space is kind of limited. I can’t becide on a love seat. I

The strange year continues.

The strange year continues.

The potatoes vines having died yet, but we’ve been havesting 15 pounds or so a week. This batch is Red Norland and Keuka Gold. They should get bigger as the vines mature and die back, but they are tasty. They

The strange year continues.

The strange year continues.

The potatoes vines having died yet, but we’ve been havesting 15 pounds or so a week. This batch is Red Norland and Keuka Gold. They should get bigger as the vines mature and die back, but they are tasty. They

Strawberry Pot recs & Plant Id

Strawberry Pot recs & Plant Id

1. I have this strawberry pot, but I don’t want to plant strawberries in it. I definitely want Hens & Chicks, but I’d like some other stuff too.. What do you plant in your strawberry pots? (Pictures of you’re planted

Strawberry Pot recs & Plant Id

Strawberry Pot recs & Plant Id

1. I have this strawberry pot, but I don’t want to plant strawberries in it. I definitely want Hens & Chicks, but I’d like some other stuff too.. What do you plant in your strawberry pots? (Pictures of you’re planted

fungus

fungus

I’ve got mushrooms growing around, and partly in my flower garden. Is there some kind of treatment I can use to prevent them from coming back? When they come up, I go out and pluck them all out. I keep

fungus

fungus

I’ve got mushrooms growing around, and partly in my flower garden. Is there some kind of treatment I can use to prevent them from coming back? When they come up, I go out and pluck them all out. I keep

My parents’ garden…

My parents’ garden…

I was bored at my parents’ house doing laundry today so I took pictures of their gardens. I hope you enjoy it!

My parents’ garden…

My parents’ garden…

I was bored at my parents’ house doing laundry today so I took pictures of their gardens. I hope you enjoy it!

plant id.

plant id.

I’m trying to find out what plant is pictured under the cut. It’s huge and this particular one was standing about four feet tall and around six feet wide. The flowers are too fragrant. I’m in zone 8.

plant id.

plant id.

I’m trying to find out what plant is pictured under the cut. It’s huge and this particular one was standing about four feet tall and around six feet wide. The flowers are too fragrant. I’m in zone 8.

Water plant ID

Water plant ID

I need help Identifying a water plant. This might be a tough one to ID, because this is the only photo I actually took. I am trying to figure out what the name of this water plant is and it’s

Water plant ID

Water plant ID

I need help Identifying a water plant. This might be a tough one to ID, because this is the only photo I actually took. I am trying to figure out what the name of this water plant is and it’s

Redid my room

Redid my room

I totally posted her A LONG time ago, but I have since redid my room. I have a new bedspread and I’ve added 2 calenders since then….but this is the gist of it.

Redid my room

Redid my room

I totally posted her A LONG time ago, but I have since redid my room. I have a new bedspread and I’ve added 2 calenders since then….but this is the gist of it.

My Shoe Box

My Shoe Box

I’m a first time poster and a lurker for about a month. I thought i’d post some picture of my room as it is now, before i get my futon and have to rearrange everything and purge more belongings then

My Shoe Box

My Shoe Box

I’m a first time poster and a lurker for about a month. I thought i’d post some picture of my room as it is now, before i get my futon and have to rearrange everything and purge more belongings then

Veggie bed 2.0

Veggie bed 2.0

My first full season with my own garden and I learn something new everyday. The first thing I learned– plant broccoli (and maybe some collard greens and lettuce next time) earlier. Not that I planted them late but they can

Veggie bed 2.0

Veggie bed 2.0

My first full season with my own garden and I learn something new everyday. The first thing I learned– plant broccoli (and maybe some collard greens and lettuce next time) earlier. Not that I planted them late but they can

ID?

ID?

I didn’t see anything against requesting identification in the rules, so I apologize if it’s not allowed. I’m trying to organized my stock photography, and I don’t know what kind of plant this is – I completely spaced out when

ID?

ID?

I didn’t see anything against requesting identification in the rules, so I apologize if it’s not allowed. I’m trying to organized my stock photography, and I don’t know what kind of plant this is – I completely spaced out when