Category Archives: Misc

Miscellaneous posts

If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries …

… why do I keep getting hit in the head by cherry pits?  That's a rhetorical question, though I did get hit in the head by a cherry pit while walking under the cherry tree in the back yard (I … Continue reading

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More Roses

Today is a carbon copy of yesterday, hazy, hot, and humid, though perhaps a little hotter and more humid.  I went out briefly to check on the garden and things aren't yet wilting in the heat, which is a little … Continue reading

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And Then There Was One

As expected, Tropicana has bloomed, leaving poor Garden Party as the only rose yet to flower.  Comparing this year with last, even though Tropicana is next to last to bloom, it was still a good two weeks sooner than last … Continue reading

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My Favorite Time of Year

Though I love Summer, late Spring has to be my favorite time of year.  A day can't go by without another rose blooming or having new blossoms open on one that has already bloomed.  The air is filled with the … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day!

Today was a very nice day in the garden.  While the daffodils are starting to fade, the anemone and scilla are in full bloom and the tulips are opening up, though as with years past, this year we'll probably have … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

In walking through the garden today, I was very pleasantly surprised to find that several of the bulb-borne flowers have bloomed.  The crocus are to be expected around this time of year, but the daffy daffodils are in full bloom … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

I had a very nice vacation, driving up to quite a scenic location, as you can see. I'm back now and found that the the garden is doing quite well.  The last of the daylilies, Plum Perfect, has bloomed, completing … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Day in the Garden

Today was a good day for the garden.  The new landscaper came and the grass, which had been waist high in spots, is now back to being a lawn.  They did a good job of cleaning up too, so everything … Continue reading

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One Year Old

I just noticed that the Garden Journal is one year old today.  Time sure flies when you're having fun!

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She’s Alive!

I just finished power washing the arbor in the back yard garden (there will be photos when the roses are in bloom) as I couldn't stand how colorful it was when I went back to last year's photos.  Afterward, I … Continue reading

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