Keeping our landscapes changing is so critical to keeping our interest in gardening. With change, there’s the anticipation of something new and exciting. With change, our garden compositions take on whole new personalities.
I’ve noticed over the years that if you really pay attention, it is usually apparent when someone gives you a non-valid excuse. It is not simply the excuse itself, but importantly, how it is delivered.
I don’t know about you guys, but I can hardly believe that it is October already. With all this climate change I am beginning to think that maybe October will be my favorite fall month. I read somewhere that our rains are coming later and ending earlier, even though the total rainfall is about the same.
Our cat of the week Ashley is about nine years old and the perfect mix of playful and affectionate. She loves to cuddle with her people, get cheek rubs and purr! You will never feel lonely when Ashley is around.
We’ve all heard about the terrible shape newspapers are in. I thought it would be interesting to look at the reasons why. In fact, it all starts and ends with that great disruptive force, the Internet.
One of the treats of a fall garden is enjoying the sight of clusters of different colored berries on our shrubbery. In my own backyard is a delightful Beautyberry, called “Profusion,” that has the most incredible purple berries later in fall.