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…

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…