If you're looking for something to brighten your day, this is it! So this 'Random Student' has been dropping flower bombs all over campus with a note 'from a Random Student'. This has been going on for a few weeks now with random flowers popping up all over campus.. This one was found last week … Continue reading Random acts of kindness from a ‘Random Student’
The sunflowers in the cut flower garden are looking GREAT! So great in fact that I actually made two bouquets out of them and took them up to my college! I gave one of them to my student adviser (for all of the hard work she's done for my brother and I), and then I … Continue reading Garden Update
The gardens are looking GREAT here on the Homestead as the Summer heat kicks things up a notch around here. We've had 90 degrees and slightly muggy here, making it harder to get out and get stuff done. On the plus side though, it's been so rainy that I haven't had to go out and … Continue reading Garden Update
As the last two weeks of Spring show the promise of this year in full bloom, I thought I would share the beauty of my homestead with you all.. The flowers are looking better then ever as the heat of summer starts to show us that summer is truly near. Spring clothes gets swapped out … Continue reading Spring on the Homestead
Wow, what a long week it's been... It's day two of June, and I can't believe May is over already! So, let me tell you what I've been up to this past month.. First of all, my parents came back into town for a week. Yay! It was nice seeing them, but every time they … Continue reading College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!
Finally, signs of life are beginning to pop up in my seed starting room! I'll be honest, I didn't think my little zinnias were going to pop up at all.. It seems like every other time I would go in to check on my seeds, there would be some fricken cats paw prints running through … Continue reading Seeds are up!
So I decided to do something risky this year with my gardens.. So many new things are being tried and tested this year, and one of those things is using nothing but seeds to start everything with! No buying already grown transplants at the local store, no letting my grandmother buy flowers to transplant into … Continue reading Seed starting and seed experimentations