Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Hello all! I decided it was time to delurk and post my garden. I live in Zone 7 and it’s mostly hot and pretty dry these days. This is my second year gardening. We built some raised beds last year

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Hello all! I decided it was time to delurk and post my garden. I live in Zone 7 and it’s mostly hot and pretty dry these days. This is my second year gardening. We built some raised beds last year

Me too!

Me too!

My tomatos aren’t red yet: …but my raspberries are. I tried to take a picture of the ONE strawberry that was red today, but one of the yard apes got to it before I did.

Me too!

Me too!

My tomatos aren’t red yet: …but my raspberries are. I tried to take a picture of the ONE strawberry that was red today, but one of the yard apes got to it before I did.

Best Option for Money

Best Option for Money

I have an antique engagement ring worth bought at $1500 and a sapphire promise ring bought at $100 that I need to sell. I’ve heard of pawn shops and places that give cash for gold and diamonds. What is the

Best Option for Money

Best Option for Money

I have an antique engagement ring worth bought at $1500 and a sapphire promise ring bought at $100 that I need to sell. I’ve heard of pawn shops and places that give cash for gold and diamonds. What is the

Merry Christmas, Mom.

Merry Christmas, Mom.

I realize it’s tacky to post more than once a day in a community, but I only just uploaded pictures of my newly-remodeled utility room and its surrounding areas (my main holiday gift to my mother) in my own journal,

Merry Christmas, Mom.

Merry Christmas, Mom.

I realize it’s tacky to post more than once a day in a community, but I only just uploaded pictures of my newly-remodeled utility room and its surrounding areas (my main holiday gift to my mother) in my own journal,

Oh no…are these aphids?

Oh no…are these aphids?

Noticed these little guys on my Mums. Can someone verify if they are aphids or not? TIA

Oh no…are these aphids?

Oh no…are these aphids?

Noticed these little guys on my Mums. Can someone verify if they are aphids or not? TIA

Angel wing Begonia

Angel wing Begonia

I wanted to share my picture of my Angel Wing Begonia that a nurse at my work gave me earlier this summer. It has grown alot. I have 3 bamboo stakes in it to hold up the limbs or else

Angel wing Begonia

Angel wing Begonia

I wanted to share my picture of my Angel Wing Begonia that a nurse at my work gave me earlier this summer. It has grown alot. I have 3 bamboo stakes in it to hold up the limbs or else

Spring in my yard in Western PA

Spring in my yard in Western PA

I took 48 photos of my yard, mostly to share them with my mother, who helped me plant massive amounts of daffodils last fall and who gave me a heck of a lot of plants in my shade garden. But

Spring in my yard in Western PA

Spring in my yard in Western PA

I took 48 photos of my yard, mostly to share them with my mother, who helped me plant massive amounts of daffodils last fall and who gave me a heck of a lot of plants in my shade garden. But

Curtains!

Curtains!

I’ve fixed the eyesore of the bedroom… but now I think it may be a little much. And should I still paint the walls? That’s before curtains (rather obviously since there are no curtains in that picture…). And after! What

Curtains!

Curtains!

I’ve fixed the eyesore of the bedroom… but now I think it may be a little much. And should I still paint the walls? That’s before curtains (rather obviously since there are no curtains in that picture…). And after! What

Peony Problem

Peony Problem

*waves* I mostly lurk in this community and get inspiration for my garden, but I have a problem I could use some help with. I moved into a new house late last summer, so this is the first full season

Peony Problem

Peony Problem

*waves* I mostly lurk in this community and get inspiration for my garden, but I have a problem I could use some help with. I moved into a new house late last summer, so this is the first full season

How long ago was it that I posted that I was worried I killed the roses?

How long ago was it that I posted that I was worried I killed the roses?

Yesterday it was covered in flowers. Someone else posted a while ago about how they feel bad about cutting and pruning. I kinda know how they feel but this bush had plenty to spare.

How long ago was it that I posted that I was worried I killed the roses?

How long ago was it that I posted that I was worried I killed the roses?

Yesterday it was covered in flowers. Someone else posted a while ago about how they feel bad about cutting and pruning. I kinda know how they feel but this bush had plenty to spare.

Question, Plant ID, Budding Dahlia

Question, Plant ID, Budding Dahlia

Where bouts do I find decorative border for a flower bed. I’d like bricks with some maybe kind of pattern on top but I don’t remember seeing anything like that at Home Depo. Do you guys find that sort of

Question, Plant ID, Budding Dahlia

Question, Plant ID, Budding Dahlia

Where bouts do I find decorative border for a flower bed. I’d like bricks with some maybe kind of pattern on top but I don’t remember seeing anything like that at Home Depo. Do you guys find that sort of

I don’t know how I am going to deal with the cats

I don’t know how I am going to deal with the cats

My better half did me a veggie patch (when it was blowing a gale the little trooper) but after we had eaten on sunday night we noticed that the cats think its a huge litter tray. I think I am

I don’t know how I am going to deal with the cats

I don’t know how I am going to deal with the cats

My better half did me a veggie patch (when it was blowing a gale the little trooper) but after we had eaten on sunday night we noticed that the cats think its a huge litter tray. I think I am

Mushrooms–friend or foe?

Mushrooms–friend or foe?

I’ve got some wild mushrooms growing in my garden. I used to pull them out, but I’ve since read that mushrooms are usually beneficial in a garden. Apparently they aid in the decay of plant matter. But apparently sometimes they’re

Mushrooms–friend or foe?

Mushrooms–friend or foe?

I’ve got some wild mushrooms growing in my garden. I used to pull them out, but I’ve since read that mushrooms are usually beneficial in a garden. Apparently they aid in the decay of plant matter. But apparently sometimes they’re

What a difference a day makes… </song>

What a difference a day makes… </song>

So I changed my curtains to a beautiful deep brown with plum sheers underneath… The problem is (in typical Bria fashion) I got all excited about the color combination and now have no clue what color to paint the wall!

What a difference a day makes… </song>

What a difference a day makes… </song>

So I changed my curtains to a beautiful deep brown with plum sheers underneath… The problem is (in typical Bria fashion) I got all excited about the color combination and now have no clue what color to paint the wall!

Pumpkin ID – ID: Cucurbita moschata ‘Fairytale’

Pumpkin ID – ID: Cucurbita moschata ‘Fairytale’

I picked this up and it was just labeled “Fairy Pumpkin” which is cute, but not helpful. God only knows where I’d find space to grow pumpkins, but these are really gorgeous. It’s maybe 24-30 inches in diameter and greygreen

Pumpkin ID – ID: Cucurbita moschata ‘Fairytale’

Pumpkin ID – ID: Cucurbita moschata ‘Fairytale’

I picked this up and it was just labeled “Fairy Pumpkin” which is cute, but not helpful. God only knows where I’d find space to grow pumpkins, but these are really gorgeous. It’s maybe 24-30 inches in diameter and greygreen

In Search of Spring!

In Search of Spring!

Well, seeing that yesterday was the first day of spring, I thought I would take some lovely pictures of my front and back yards. These pictures I took when I got home from school, about 5:30 p.m. today. As you

In Search of Spring!

In Search of Spring!

Well, seeing that yesterday was the first day of spring, I thought I would take some lovely pictures of my front and back yards. These pictures I took when I got home from school, about 5:30 p.m. today. As you

Gardening update in zone 7 Mississippi

Gardening update in zone 7 Mississippi

I’m still gardening in zone 7 Mississippi though things have been very hot and very dry though there’s a chance of some rain tonight, so I’m hopeful. Along with my first major gardening effort, I’m keeping a spreadsheet of what

Gardening update in zone 7 Mississippi

Gardening update in zone 7 Mississippi

I’m still gardening in zone 7 Mississippi though things have been very hot and very dry though there’s a chance of some rain tonight, so I’m hopeful. Along with my first major gardening effort, I’m keeping a spreadsheet of what

hooray!

hooray!

Here is my bedroom. I live in an apartment in San Francisco. My room has a very limited color scheme and lots of things from the 60s. Enjoy. This is where I keep most of my clothes. On top are:

hooray!

hooray!

Here is my bedroom. I live in an apartment in San Francisco. My room has a very limited color scheme and lots of things from the 60s. Enjoy. This is where I keep most of my clothes. On top are: