Tag: Schell’s Quality Seeds Catalog

In the Potting Shed: Growing a Vintage Seed Box!

With spring around the corner I have bulbs, blooms and seeds on my mind! I’ve been puttering in the Potting Shed, enjoying some tabletop gardening and have a fun project to help you bide your time until spring planting season~ growing a Vintage Seed Box! I have three vintage seed boxes from my retail days, found at flea markets…

A Little Gardening with a Superior Flower Seeds Box

Spring arrives on Friday and I’m ready to plant! I’m waiting until after our frost date of April 15th, so in the meantime I’m in the Potting Shed with a little seed box fun. I pulled out my vintage Mandeville & King Co. Superior Flower Seeds Box. . . And added some hyacinth bulbs, blooming with their fragrant promise of spring.…

Butterfly Migration

I’ve been enamored with all the swallowtail butterflies I’ve seen this summer. They overwinter in a crysalis unlike their monarch cousins who are about to begin their fall migration to Mexico. You can find a guideline and chart here and look up your latitude to see when the monarchs will pass through your area on their…

{Inspired} Seed Catalog Wreath

I was the happy winner :) of Inspired You by Marian Parsons, aka, Miss Mustard Seed, graciously given away by Shirley at Housepitality Designs back in November! While Miss Mustard Seed gets giddy over room makeovers, I get giddy over books :) “Some girls get giddy over a new pair of shoes. Marian Parsons gets giddy over…

Flower Market

Spring has arrived!  I’m in the market and ready for. . . Flowers. . . Farmers Market Fresh Veggies. . . and Reliable Seeds.   It’s the season to sprinkle in and plant. . .  . . .new ornamentals and varieties~ Watering deeply to establish young plants. . . . . . mixing with seasoned favorites. Time…