Category: Plants I Love

Night Sky Petunia

I will admit to not normally being a fan of petunias, but this one I love. The bleached out looking spots that create the appearance of a galaxy is to die for. Each flower is unique and the balance of…

Succulent Fountain

The drought in California has made for some interesting garden challenges this year. We are now currently in Stage 3 where I live which means even fountains that recirculate water should be turned off. So what does one do with…

If You Grow Only One Pepper

California is in a pretty serious drought right now so I’ve scaled back my vegetable garden considerably, choosing to focus on maintaining larger plants like fruit trees and shrubs with the water I use. I have limited myself to only…

Five Favorite Edibles to Grow

Every winter I pour over gardening catalogs making my selections for the coming year’s growing season. I love finding new and unusual fruits, vegetables and herbs to try. There are, however, some edibles that I simple can’t be without and…

To New Beginnings…

Tired of looking at that grilled cheese sandwich? I know I was. It’s been a while since I posted hasn’t it? Apparently I needed a break. I hadn’t planned it, but around summer of last year I started to lose…

Red Hot Reds

Lately I’ve been seeing red. It’s everywhere I look. Red pots, red furniture, red flowers. But I’m not complaining. I like it and lately have been craving it. It could be because our summer here on the coast has been…

Ugly Duckling Stage–Sketch a Plant Sunday

Sketch a Plant Sunday is a blog carnival started by Steve Asbell over at The Raintforest Garden. It’s a chance to get in the habit of drawing every Sunday and sharing what you’ve done. If you would like to participate…

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