Good morning. Would you like to join me on a fine early May morning walk? Grab yourself a hot beverage of choice and a sweater, the morning air is chilly, and join me. The robins are singing their sweet song of spring, they serenade us as we mosey along the garden path. Fresh iris’ have opened. Nearly all take our breath away. Each has a unique twist, some release a sweet perfume. Their names even sound delicious, Boysenberry Truffle. A few yellows are adding contrast to ... Read More about May Morning Walk
Over the past couple of years I have decorated it and redecorated it. I was able to view it out my large sliding glass doors and I liked to see it all gussied up. This is one of the inspirations for my potting bench, I did not get a good photo but it was enough for me to go from. This was taken at a garden show in Boise, Idaho in 2010. There were tons of vendors with unique and beautiful things for the garden, if you are ever in Boise when they have this show I would recommend going. ... Read More about My Mega Millions Potting Bench
I have started my morning garden walks, things are starting to pop open and though I still have tons of weeding to do (our last rain storm followed by pure warm sunshine has given the weeds a jump start) I ignore them and tour for blooms to photograph and share. My Clematis are all starting to open up..I have several but I will start with the first two to open up. Bourbon Clematis This beauty shares the arbor over our front walkway with a Tess D'Urbervilles English Rose. Nelly ... Read More about May 13th Garden Walk
I said I would giveaway one of these signs when we reached 100 Likes, and today is the day. And the winner is Melody Harmon. Dear Melody, let me know which sign you want and I will get it out to you ASAP! Congratulations! Thanks everyone for your participation. Maybe we should do another for a 200 like goal!!! What sign should I offer??? Come back tomorrow, I have some garden shots for you. Pamela ... Read More about Woo Hoo 100 on Facebook.
How is everyone this fine Monday morning. We have awakened to a bit of rain after a unseasonably warm week for the month of May. When I was not painting away on special orders in my studio (with the French doors flung wide to enjoy the fresh air) I was in the garden. More on that in a moment. We had a baby shower to attend this weekend, (wish I had gotten photos, the gals that put it on did a fantastic job) and I had to whip up a gift. The parents wanted to wait until the baby was ... Read More about Custom Growth Chart