This week in the garden: (last week of June 2022)

It finally got warm around here. A little too warm. Near (or slightly above) 90 at our home three days in a row. Not today, of course, when I had planned a little garden tea with my mother and one of our children! Today we’ll be lucky to reach 70. Still, the warmth was wonderful […]


Today in the Garden (publishing late – actual date enabled for viewing was 8 June)

Yesterday we worked for several hours. Today we were supposed to go to a soccer game (OL Reign) in Seattle, but my darling Tom looked at me and observed that it was a very good day for gardening and we had a lot of plants that needed attention. So we worked in the front/entry garden […]


Flower path (at the Parentals’ house)

Here is a gallery of pics from my parents’ place, showing the lovely path my father crafted on one side of the house. They have planted tulips and groundcovers, and added pavers to the path. Enjoy the gallery! Click the thumbnail to see the full-size image. Sorry they’re not better quality, cell phones only do […]


Pictures for Earth Day

The elder stidkid took these lovely pics for me about two weeks ago, but I was saving them for today. Here are some of the pretty sights in the yard — all non-native. There is often a lot of bad news coverage about the earth: climate change, habitat devastation, natural disasters. It is good to […]


Snow. Again. ARGH!

This is what was outside my front door yesterday, such lovely little daffodils. They’re about 4″ tall, they herald the arrival of the bigger ones. You can see the pink hybrid hyacinths are getting ready to bloom in the lower right corner. And last night, we had some visitors, sorry about the quality of this, […]


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