Author: Mary

Bees, Garden Blooms and Squirrel Wars

How’s your garden growing? It seems to be feast or famine with Mother Nature in the rain department. The last couple of years we’ve fluctuated from moderate to severe drought conditions resulting in low lake levels. This year, the lake is at full pond and rising from a very wet spring and more rain in…

In the Potting Shed: Celebrating the Red, White and Bloom!

I’m in the Potting Shed, celebrating the Red, White and Bloom with the Memorial Day weekend ahead! Flowers in a flag formation, were blooming on melamine plates on sale at Pier 1. . . Ideal for a little patriotic tabletop fun in the Potting Shed! Red, White & Blue Wildflower seed packets from American Meadows, are…

Floral Friday: Patriotic Flower Arrangement with an American Flag

Memorial Day Weekend is a week away and we’re ready to celebrate the Red, White and Blue! It’s also the third Friday of the month, so I’m joining my blogging friends for Floral Friday! You’ll find their links for more floral inspiration and flower therapy at the bottom of this post. Memorial Day, formerly known as…

Hooray for May: Celebrations, Recipes and Party Inspiration!

Happy May 1st!  I’m sharing a May Day Basket on our dock, a nod to the charming and forgotten tradition of filling a basket with flowers to leave on your neighbor’s or friend’s door on the first day of May. My basket is filled with wildflowers blooming, free-for-the-picking, Bachelor Buttons and Ox-eye Daisies. May is my favorite…