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.
As we all watch Hurricane Florence hitting the southeastern U.S., I thought back to our six years in South Florida. During that period, we had a direct hit (in Boca Raton) by hurricane Wilma, and a “miss” by Hurricane Katrina.
It has always puzzled me that there are plants that bloom in the fall, or stranger yet, in the winter. Here are three bulbs that bloom this time of year and can usually only be found and planted in the fall.
Meet Isabelle, a delightful one-year-old Boxer social butterfly mix. She loves to play fetch and squeaky toys! Isabelle enjoys walking on a leash, meeting new people and showing them her perfect sit and shaking hands or high-five.