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Nature Amongst Us
One of the things I like the most about living in the country is all the wildlife. We have an abundance of birds which are my favorite, but also, rabbits, squirrels, raccoons, possums, and although I’ve never seen one I’ve seen the prints for deer.
Wildlife can be a delight and a pain at the same time. Just this morning I had one bold sparrow hanging on the window and pecking it, to let me [...]
The hevenly scent of lemon thyme and oregano as they grow together in my garden.
Today I finally got to cleaning all the weeds out of the herb garden. I was appalled to see how many and how big they had gotten this early in the season. Just goes to show you how early it got warm.
I was surprised to find a little plant called Mexican Mace, I don’t have the botanical name, growing. When I planted it I thought [...]
Thanks for the article from Jermaine Haynes
I am a Nanny for a couple in town that has a 9 month old son. I really enjoy the job because I can basically do whatever I want, and I get paid to do it. I can get my studying done, go to the mall, watch TV, anything. The baby loves riding around in the stroller, so I take him to the mall just about once a week and we window shop together. [...]
This weekend I finally got to a task which I’ve wanted to do for a long time. I put up a temporary fence to see how I would like a picket fence across the front of the property. I have some 2’ x 8’ sections of plastic trellis, which I used around my vegetable garden at the last home we lived in, and had decided to put them up delineating where the fence would go, so I could get a [...]
Is this salvia or sage for you?
Trial By Fire
A number of years ago I had the privilege of working at a garden center. I ended up being the buyer for all the perennials, herbs, and frequently the annuals. I was so excited. I was going to be able to make my living being surrounded by plants, what could be better. I received my first order and scanned the form. My heart hit bottom, everything on the list looked like [...]