Spanish Lavender and grass choked roses in California

Spanish Lavender and grass choked roses in California

Spanish Lavender. Am I right in assuming that it’s better to take all the flowers off the lavender to use them so that you don’t end with a whole bush of ugly dead flower heads? Also, is it ok to

Spanish Lavender and grass choked roses in California

Spanish Lavender and grass choked roses in California

Spanish Lavender. Am I right in assuming that it’s better to take all the flowers off the lavender to use them so that you don’t end with a whole bush of ugly dead flower heads? Also, is it ok to

Kiss my pumpkins, Pumpkin Pervert!

Kiss my pumpkins, Pumpkin Pervert!

This fellow was part of a Halloween display at a neighbor’s house. Here’s the side view. Here he is with his voluptuous girlfriend and her pumpkins. One of the girlfriend’s pumpkins was hidden by her hair. I asked Todd to

Kiss my pumpkins, Pumpkin Pervert!

Kiss my pumpkins, Pumpkin Pervert!

This fellow was part of a Halloween display at a neighbor’s house. Here’s the side view. Here he is with his voluptuous girlfriend and her pumpkins. One of the girlfriend’s pumpkins was hidden by her hair. I asked Todd to

we have VEGGIES!!!

we have VEGGIES!!!

sugar snap peas (note the CRAZY trellis contraption) lettuces! my mint, which is going nuts on the growing thing lupines! this is either cucumber, squash, or zucchini…or a little of each spring onions and i THINK cucumber to the left

we have VEGGIES!!!

we have VEGGIES!!!

sugar snap peas (note the CRAZY trellis contraption) lettuces! my mint, which is going nuts on the growing thing lupines! this is either cucumber, squash, or zucchini…or a little of each spring onions and i THINK cucumber to the left

My room!

My room!

Yea, I’m new! here’s some pictures of my room. That’s my rug. Disney Princess Poster Just some pictures I thought this was a cool picture, taken in my mirror My beloved Guitar and Skateboard My very messy drawer. In my

My room!

My room!

Yea, I’m new! here’s some pictures of my room. That’s my rug. Disney Princess Poster Just some pictures I thought this was a cool picture, taken in my mirror My beloved Guitar and Skateboard My very messy drawer. In my

The garden – part of

The garden – part of

Photos I took early summer… It is difficult to get a real “general view” of the garden as it is on several levels so this is kind of general view of the garden at the entrance level form upper levels…

The garden – part of

The garden – part of

Photos I took early summer… It is difficult to get a real “general view” of the garden as it is on several levels so this is kind of general view of the garden at the entrance level form upper levels…

Basil sprouts

Basil sprouts

Since my basil that I put in the freezer last fall is just about used up I planted some seeds a couple of weeks ago. Still trying to decide which of these sprouts to clip and which will be the

Basil sprouts

Basil sprouts

Since my basil that I put in the freezer last fall is just about used up I planted some seeds a couple of weeks ago. Still trying to decide which of these sprouts to clip and which will be the

ID help

ID help

We used to have some of this at the garden a few years ago, then it somehow didn’t survive… And last summer, a friend brought a piece of it digged out of his garden, I did put it in a

ID help

ID help

We used to have some of this at the garden a few years ago, then it somehow didn’t survive… And last summer, a friend brought a piece of it digged out of his garden, I did put it in a

Hoya help

Hoya help

Is something wrong with my Hoya? It has been yellow for years yet blooms like crazy. It gets very bright light. The temp is always 55-65 and 90-100% humidity. my new addition…heart leaf hoya. And a few pics

Hoya help

Hoya help

Is something wrong with my Hoya? It has been yellow for years yet blooms like crazy. It gets very bright light. The temp is always 55-65 and 90-100% humidity. my new addition…heart leaf hoya. And a few pics

Because I’ll be busy on Sunday– Mother’s Day blooms on Saturday.

Because I’ll be busy on Sunday– Mother’s Day blooms on Saturday.

Around these parts (Long Island, NY) Mother’s Day is the traditional planting day but that doesn’t mean I can’t already have blooms. The rose bush that I wanted to get rid of but my family was aghast at the idea

Because I’ll be busy on Sunday– Mother’s Day blooms on Saturday.

Because I’ll be busy on Sunday– Mother’s Day blooms on Saturday.

Around these parts (Long Island, NY) Mother’s Day is the traditional planting day but that doesn’t mean I can’t already have blooms. The rose bush that I wanted to get rid of but my family was aghast at the idea

oh dear…

oh dear…

hiya, i’m working on a kid’s allotment project in manchester, uk. we’ve just started planting things out and noticed that all the things that have been in the soil for over a week have started to develop patches on the

oh dear…

oh dear…

hiya, i’m working on a kid’s allotment project in manchester, uk. we’ve just started planting things out and noticed that all the things that have been in the soil for over a week have started to develop patches on the

New Plants For Garden

New Plants For Garden

Succulents & Ground Covers purchased from Emerald City Gardens March 7, 2008 I found a few nice plants at Emerald City Gardens this morning. I like collecting different varieties of garden plants. The plants I purchased will do well in

New Plants For Garden

New Plants For Garden

Succulents & Ground Covers purchased from Emerald City Gardens March 7, 2008 I found a few nice plants at Emerald City Gardens this morning. I like collecting different varieties of garden plants. The plants I purchased will do well in

I’m new to the community

I’m new to the community

I have always wanted a garden, a large garden so I could have a greenhouse and last year we moved, I got a greenhouse and I grew some pumpkins and tomatoes. I’m 39 so it took a long time.(not the

I’m new to the community

I’m new to the community

I have always wanted a garden, a large garden so I could have a greenhouse and last year we moved, I got a greenhouse and I grew some pumpkins and tomatoes. I’m 39 so it took a long time.(not the

Plant ID help please

Plant ID help please

I purchased this perennial plant several years ago and now that I’m labeling my yard, I can’t remember what it is! It blooms in late spring through mid-summer. Its flowers close in the evening. If you squeeze the closed buds,

Plant ID help please

Plant ID help please

I purchased this perennial plant several years ago and now that I’m labeling my yard, I can’t remember what it is! It blooms in late spring through mid-summer. Its flowers close in the evening. If you squeeze the closed buds,

new living room rug / dining room reupholstering project

new living room rug / dining room reupholstering project

Thanks to those who gave me rug advice a few months ago! I decided I loved the way the rug looked in my room, so I bought it. Here are pictures of the rug in my rearranged living room and

new living room rug / dining room reupholstering project

new living room rug / dining room reupholstering project

Thanks to those who gave me rug advice a few months ago! I decided I loved the way the rug looked in my room, so I bought it. Here are pictures of the rug in my rearranged living room and

We are moving to a new house

We are moving to a new house

We are moving to a new house and I need some advice.First of all for the walls coloros, I want to paint them. I have lived all my life in "total white walls" house and I got a bit tired…in

We are moving to a new house

We are moving to a new house

We are moving to a new house and I need some advice.First of all for the walls coloros, I want to paint them. I have lived all my life in "total white walls" house and I got a bit tired…in

Pink walls

Pink walls

Thanks to the community for advising me on this prior to painting :)

Pink walls

Pink walls

Thanks to the community for advising me on this prior to painting :)

pictures of hearth and home

pictures of hearth and home

I said l would post some pics of the kids, animals and our country digsso here they are :) I couldn’t find a current shot of all five kids, sorry this my oldest Taylor, and my twins (the youngest) Benny

pictures of hearth and home

pictures of hearth and home

I said l would post some pics of the kids, animals and our country digsso here they are :) I couldn’t find a current shot of all five kids, sorry this my oldest Taylor, and my twins (the youngest) Benny