Category Archives: Misc

Miscellaneous posts

More Blooms

In my walk through the garden (kind of chilly and windy today, but sunny), I found that the Wood Hyacinth and Azaleas have begun to bloom.  Though the texts say that Bluebells and Wood Hyacinth are one and the same, … Continue reading

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More Flowers, More Rain

Although there's a thunderstorm raging outside tonight, earlier today I was able to go out in the garden and take a few photos.  The Grape Hyacinths have joined the other bulbs in bloom.  The Anemones are also putting on a … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung, The Grass Has Riz …

… and I know where the flowers is — they're in my garden! A couple of eighty degree days have done wonders for the garden after everything was nigh unto drowned by nine inches of rain (!!!) in a little … Continue reading

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Awakenings

Today was cooler but still very pleasant shirtsleeve weather.  Walking through the garden, the daffodils and hyacinth are doing well — a daffodil is below, all the photos are on the web site.  The garden seems to be awakening more … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Back in the Garden …

I was able to take a stroll through the garden as the inches of ice from the last sleet/ice storm have finally melted away.  What should meet my wondering eye but hyacinths and daffodils just about ready to bloom!  Now, … Continue reading

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Dare I Hope For Spring?

After a positively frigid late January, February, and early March, it's supposed to get close to 70 today.  Dare I hope that spring is coming?  Lord alone knows what's going to be able to come back from all of the … Continue reading

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It Snowed!

Well, the warm winter left us behind (probably went off to Florida, don't'cha know) and the cold winter came to stay with a passion.  It snowed yesterday; I had to shovel about an inch of that miserable white powder off … Continue reading

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Upgrade to WordPress 2.1

I upgraded both blogs to WordPress 2.1 last night.  It went well (good instructions always help) and everything has been running normally so I'm chalking it up as a success.

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Snow!

For the very first time this winter, it is lightly snowing outside.  From what the weather forecasters are saying, we've made history as this is the latest occurrence of snow in a winter since they've been keeping records.  The snow … Continue reading

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Winter!

Overnight it got down into the lower 20s, the first real dose of winter this year.  It's still below freezing now at 10 AM.  I shudder to think of what this will do to all of the tender new growth … Continue reading

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