Month: May 2012


I love bumblebees, but I don’t see them very often. I was just about to cut down the comfrey to put into the compost pile, when I heard the BUZZ. I ran to get my camera to take a photo of the fat guy. It is not easy to get a picture of these bees, […]

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Kitchen Window (Continued)

Just to keep you up to date on my kitchen window . . . The peonies have bloomed and to my surprise, they are white- with just a brush of red on the outer petals. Since I have never seen a bloom on them, I didn’t know what to expect. It’s been so nice to […]

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Plants of Walmart

You’ve heard of the “people of Walmart”, well, here is “the plants of Walmart”. I wanted to see if I could plant a pretty pot with the most common annuals that you can purchase at Walmart. Here is a photo: This pot has “wave” brand petunias, purple and pink, white alyssum, and blue annual lobelia. […]

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Everyone Needs a Kitchen Window

Yesterday, I realized I spend a lot of time staring out my kitchen window, the one right above the sink. While I am scrubbing out the dinner scraps from a pan, I love to be distracted by the plants outside the window. Right now, I am anxiously watching my peony develop buds. I’m anxious because […]

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