There's something special about sitting in a new garden and seeing your first honey bee flying from plant to plant. Far from being completed, the flower and herb garden is already starting to attract the right attention. After all of the hard work and planning, the garden is really starting to come together. Along with … Continue reading June in the Flower & Herb Garden
Can you believe it's May already?! Where is the time going? I don't know about you but I've been extremely busy getting gardens prepped, plants watered, and planting whenever I can. April has been such a blur that I couldn't even remember the goals I set for myself. After a cup of tea and a … Continue reading May Mayhem
As winter draws to a close, gardening has once again become the primary focus in my life. Yesterday's beautiful sunshine finally gave me some time to start assessing the gardens. The Vegetable Garden I started playing around with the new layout to the garden. Switching from a combination of columns and rows to rows only … Continue reading The Gardens in March
There are very few things more exciting than when the first seedling pops up from the soil. And even though there's a blanket of fresh snow, I know that soon my garden will be thriving once more. So what's in the nursery now? Chamomile, Valerian, White Horehound, and Yarrow. Some of my favorite herbs. The … Continue reading March Goals: Seeds are Sproutin’
I am on a search for inspiration. This year is going to be the year that I finally make time to start my second garden; my herb and flower garden. I have the area selected, have studied the sun and water cycles, and have tested the soil. Now it's time for the overwhelming part. Because … Continue reading Garden Inspiration: The Fence
Plants are growing. Flowers are blooming. Cool crop harvests are wrapping up. It's a beautiful time for transition. I could spend hours photographing and observing these changes occur in my garden.
My latest project revolves around those buzzing beauties; the bees. The struggling population needs all the help it can get. Little did I know that some of the herbs I've been growing over the last few years are already a favorite of the bee. Plus the vegetable garden brought in quite the crowd last year. … Continue reading For the Love of Bees!
While it's still early in Michigan for starting vegetable plants, it is perfect timing for some of the slower growing herbs. Yesterday, to be exact, marked the first day of the 2016 growing season for me and I was all too happy to be "playing" in dirt. Currently I have eight plants/seeds under my nursery … Continue reading The Garden Grows