Category: Garden

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…

DIY Hand Stamped Garden Markers

Spring seems to have finally arrived here in North Carolina and I’ve been spending my free time outdoors, doing some garden clean up and planting. I ran across some copper garden stakes recently that I thought would come in handy for plant identification and to add a little garden whimsy as a fun DIY! I…

Stalking Monarch Butterflies and September Garden Blooms

September is a month of transition in the garden with summer blooms waning and annuals spent from the summer heat. . .just like me!  The creamy-chartreuse Limelight Hydrangea blooms have transitioned from summer to fall to a burnished shade. And the stems are weighted down and heavy with flowers.  September’s light has shifted and taken…