New home and garden post Katrina

New home and garden post Katrina

FROM THIS…in February Note copious amounts of virginia creeper and multitudes of baby mimosa trees First we put in the flagstone walking path Next came the surrounding garden A quick shot of the side garden Yesterday we got the rest

New home and garden post Katrina

New home and garden post Katrina

FROM THIS…in February Note copious amounts of virginia creeper and multitudes of baby mimosa trees First we put in the flagstone walking path Next came the surrounding garden A quick shot of the side garden Yesterday we got the rest

Color request

Color request

Having safely arrived home from our travels to the Great White Northland for Christmas, I thought I’d share some Southern Color for those with a hankerin’ Red Cherry Peppers (accidentally purchased last spring, and still going strong. A few cherry

Color request

Color request

Having safely arrived home from our travels to the Great White Northland for Christmas, I thought I’d share some Southern Color for those with a hankerin’ Red Cherry Peppers (accidentally purchased last spring, and still going strong. A few cherry

A little tour.

A little tour.

I found myself drooling after a walk through the yard. I can taste them already! Grow damnit! I have been stuffing myself with tangerines and blood oranges and juicing all the meyer lemons to freeze. olalieberrys avocado gravenstein apple This

A little tour.

A little tour.

I found myself drooling after a walk through the yard. I can taste them already! Grow damnit! I have been stuffing myself with tangerines and blood oranges and juicing all the meyer lemons to freeze. olalieberrys avocado gravenstein apple This

ikea, red & white

ikea, red & white

my name is jenita, im 18 and i live in helsinki-finland!im croatian so ill put a few photos of my room in croatia too!this is my first time here and my room has changed a bit but here are some

ikea, red & white

ikea, red & white

my name is jenita, im 18 and i live in helsinki-finland!im croatian so ill put a few photos of my room in croatia too!this is my first time here and my room has changed a bit but here are some

What are they?

What are they?

Will these turn into moths, butterflies, or something yucky?

What are they?

What are they?

Will these turn into moths, butterflies, or something yucky?

Feeding time at the watering hole

Feeding time at the watering hole

I managed to get some pics of the fish, and they polished of thier dinner in under six minutes. They are like little vacuum cleaners. We have just started a little rock garden at one end of thier pond. We

Feeding time at the watering hole

Feeding time at the watering hole

I managed to get some pics of the fish, and they polished of thier dinner in under six minutes. They are like little vacuum cleaners. We have just started a little rock garden at one end of thier pond. We

Spring in the Mojave Desert

Spring in the Mojave Desert

I have 10 rosebushes that seem to thrive no matter what I do. So, I read up on the basics of pruning and feeding and now we have a somewhat symbiotic relationship.

Spring in the Mojave Desert

Spring in the Mojave Desert

I have 10 rosebushes that seem to thrive no matter what I do. So, I read up on the basics of pruning and feeding and now we have a somewhat symbiotic relationship.

spring yard pics

spring yard pics

pics of my yard today – it’s gorgeous and we kicked butt at spring prep this weekend. orchids i’ve picked up at trader joes for my husband, repotted this weekend. i guess he’s moved them outisde? i’m not sure. they

spring yard pics

spring yard pics

pics of my yard today – it’s gorgeous and we kicked butt at spring prep this weekend. orchids i’ve picked up at trader joes for my husband, repotted this weekend. i guess he’s moved them outisde? i’m not sure. they

New and plant identification?

New and plant identification?

Hello! I’m new here, and also new to gardening in general. I recently moved into a new apartment and purchased some plants from a local garden center. One did not come with a tag, and no one could tell me

New and plant identification?

New and plant identification?

Hello! I’m new here, and also new to gardening in general. I recently moved into a new apartment and purchased some plants from a local garden center. One did not come with a tag, and no one could tell me

My landlords didn’t work out

My landlords didn’t work out

hi! i’m a long time lurker and finally posting here! my name is kayla, i’m 18 from maine. at the beginning of the month i moved back in with my parents. i lived on my own in an apartment for

My landlords didn’t work out

My landlords didn’t work out

hi! i’m a long time lurker and finally posting here! my name is kayla, i’m 18 from maine. at the beginning of the month i moved back in with my parents. i lived on my own in an apartment for

I know you are probably tired of “guess that plant” posts…

I know you are probably tired of “guess that plant” posts…

BUT…I hope you have some patience left for just one more. These plants were given to me by a friend. I reluctantly accepted them because I have never had any luck keeping house plants alive, let alone healthy. I have

I know you are probably tired of “guess that plant” posts…

I know you are probably tired of “guess that plant” posts…

BUT…I hope you have some patience left for just one more. These plants were given to me by a friend. I reluctantly accepted them because I have never had any luck keeping house plants alive, let alone healthy. I have

pond

pond

I managed to get the edgeing stones around the pond yesterday. We had heavy showers all day and i was in and out like a yo yo. It is cotswold stone and quite a pretty golden colour. The pond plants

pond

pond

I managed to get the edgeing stones around the pond yesterday. We had heavy showers all day and i was in and out like a yo yo. It is cotswold stone and quite a pretty golden colour. The pond plants

My very red bedroom

My very red bedroom

I consider this a reminder that I hate cleaning and to keep my damn bedroom tidy! Even though my room’s pretty cozy and all, I can’t help feeling it’s a little sterile for some reason. Bed, and computery bit: My

My very red bedroom

My very red bedroom

I consider this a reminder that I hate cleaning and to keep my damn bedroom tidy! Even though my room’s pretty cozy and all, I can’t help feeling it’s a little sterile for some reason. Bed, and computery bit: My

Photos of my garden. What to plant next?

Photos of my garden. What to plant next?

Here are some photos of my back garden, which i’m pleased with just at the moment, along with a quandary as to what plant to choose next. First, the best bits: Dranunculus vulgaris: Dicksonia antarctica: Just for a complete contrast,

Photos of my garden. What to plant next?

Photos of my garden. What to plant next?

Here are some photos of my back garden, which i’m pleased with just at the moment, along with a quandary as to what plant to choose next. First, the best bits: Dranunculus vulgaris: Dicksonia antarctica: Just for a complete contrast,

First post

First post

Hello, my name is Mariana, I’m 20 and from Portugal :-) Recently I’ve renovated part of my room, so I’m inviting you to take a look: Everything you’ll see is from IKEA. I wanted this chair in either blue or

First post

First post

Hello, my name is Mariana, I’m 20 and from Portugal :-) Recently I’ve renovated part of my room, so I’m inviting you to take a look: Everything you’ll see is from IKEA. I wanted this chair in either blue or

ello.

ello.

hi everyone, i’m new.here’s my room.enjoy. welcome to sarah’s room.here’s my vanity [my mom made the desk for me]pictures [my mirror is wear a hat btw.]my view, tv, and some movies.my sweet little chihuahua, her name is nina.my nightstand, some

ello.

ello.

hi everyone, i’m new.here’s my room.enjoy. welcome to sarah’s room.here’s my vanity [my mom made the desk for me]pictures [my mirror is wear a hat btw.]my view, tv, and some movies.my sweet little chihuahua, her name is nina.my nightstand, some

Some kind of lily.

Some kind of lily.

A few days ago I asked for an ID of a plant whose bulb was labeled as a Snakehead Lily but obviously was not. When I came home from work, these were waiting for me. I still don’t know what

Some kind of lily.

Some kind of lily.

A few days ago I asked for an ID of a plant whose bulb was labeled as a Snakehead Lily but obviously was not. When I came home from work, these were waiting for me. I still don’t know what

Saving money in the garden

Saving money in the garden

So I never have a huge budget for gardening as it is a hobby for me and not a money-maker. Under the cut you can see my favorite money-saver – collecting seeds. So far this year I have saved money

Saving money in the garden

Saving money in the garden

So I never have a huge budget for gardening as it is a hobby for me and not a money-maker. Under the cut you can see my favorite money-saver – collecting seeds. So far this year I have saved money