Fall planting: snow crocus

Of all the stuff that we ordered for fall planting this year, the garlic and the grape hyacinth were the two things I wanted. The rest were chosen by my daughters. Especially my younger daughter, who is really interested in flower gardening. No surprise that she was eager to get out there today, and plant … Continue reading Fall planting: snow crocus

Fall planting grape hyacinth, day two, and planning ahead

The girls were sweethearts; by the time I got outside, they had already planted at least half of the second bag of grape hyacinths. One daughter was still using the broken trowel to dig the holes! It's really unfortunate that the auger couldn't be used. 😦 That would have made the job must faster and … Continue reading Fall planting grape hyacinth, day two, and planning ahead

Guess what we’re doing this weekend!

A package I was expecting next week, came in today! Our first shipments of bulbs for fall planting. Which the cats found very, very interesting... That's better! Mostly. 😀 We've got 2 packages of Muscari (grape hyacinth) of 100 bulbs each. There are 5 bags of crocuses. I believe we were planning to mix these … Continue reading Guess what we’re doing this weekend!

New bird feeder support, and adventurous kittens

The girls and I made our trip into the city. While I didn't need anything myself, I did take advantage of the trip - and summer clearance prices. While we had cleaned and painted the old wooden bird feeder and replaced it on its metal post, not a lot of birds are using it. I … Continue reading New bird feeder support, and adventurous kittens