College, Facebook, and Gardens. Oh my!

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!

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Changes on the way..

Where to start.. This month has been, stressful..  First, I got my first set of plants in the ground!  Yippy!...  And then the second they are in the ground the weather decided to dip down into the low forties and high fifties.  Boo!  Needless to say, my plants haven't been doing the best outside right … Continue reading Changes on the way..

Seeds are up! (Part 2)

The seed planting and growing continues inside, as the temperatures outside stay around freezing.  (It snowed the other day!) One of the plants I worried about most over this frigid spring has been my peppers, which I've been told needed a hotpad (by both people and books) to get the seeds to grow.  I've had … Continue reading Seeds are up! (Part 2)

Seeds are up!

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!

Seed starting and seed experimentations

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

5 things I’m thankful for this year!

With thanksgiving just two days away, I decided to do a post about thankfulness.  My lovely mother always made my brother and I write out a list of things or people we were thankful for from November first to thanksgiving.  Something my brother and I thought of as a nightmare in homeschooling, we despised the … Continue reading 5 things I’m thankful for this year!

Seed saving 101

As the first frost last month took my flowers in my cut garden away, and the flowers I had picked that were inside started to die off, my grandmother seen my dying flowers and told me that it was time to collect seeds.  Something I knew NOTHING about!  I have heard and read about people … Continue reading Seed saving 101