Garden Life

NUMBERING THE GARDEN BEDS

NUMBERING THE GARDEN BEDS

Hi friends! Over the years I’ve accumulated 28 raised garden beds.   Or I should say I instructed Mr. Denim to build ‘em.   Two years ago I stenciled numbers on all of them…   to keep track of what I planted in which bed. I once drew out a garden plan but it got […]

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Posted by on Jun 27, 2017 in The Garden | 1 comment

A PICNIC TABLE FOR THE GARDEN

A PICNIC TABLE FOR THE GARDEN

Hello, Summer! Am I glad to see you! FINALLY! Now on to garden fun things… While waiting patiently for Miss Summer to arrive, I drove Mr. Denim nuts with all kinds of ideas for garden projects. {He needs to justify having so many tools, right?!?} Well…one of ‘em was a real highfalutin picnic table…yes siree. […]

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Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Blog, DIY/Projects, Garden Life | 5 comments

SURPRISE! SUCCULENTS!

SURPRISE! SUCCULENTS!

Hi gardenistas! Oh my, seems that posting has gotten away from me lately. Ooops…I’m sorry. Here it is June already! I had fun yesterday planting and learning all about succulents. Yes Ma’am!    My neighbor, whom I call Queen of Birds {aka Queen of Flowers},  gifted me with some extra succulents from a bunch that […]

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Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Blog, Garden Life, Greenhouse | 0 comments

HEY, IT’S MAY!

HEY,  IT’S MAY!

Good morning, gardenistas! Hope you had a great last weekend of April…’cause now it’s FINALLY May! The sweet spot month up here in far north Idaho. The month of the last frost {hopefully}. The month to get things cranking. It’s too cold for flowers outside now, but I’m enjoying the 16 geraniums that my neighbor […]

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Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Blog, Garden Life, The Garden | 0 comments

WHITE RAIN!

WHITE RAIN!

Hi all! Hey…so um…we got snow yesterday morning! Yikes! It’s April and Spring! Yeah…SPRING! Bizarre. My garlic is ok with it… I’ll have more garden updates soon… but my parsley ain’t happy! What an interesting day it’s been… and yeah I’m thinking positive thoughts with these shoes… but Roxie is totally confused! I’ll be back […]

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Posted by on Apr 11, 2017 in Blog, Garden Life, Riley & Roxie, Seasons, The Garden | 2 comments

OH SPRING…where art thou?

OH SPRING…where art thou?

Miss Spring ain’t here in North Idaho, that’s for sure. Where’d she go?   We’ve had a few sun breaks, but…I’m still in my LL Beans…with muddy grass from too much rain. But a few things have been happening around here while waiting for her to arrive.   We have started the necessary dog-proofing for […]

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Posted by on Mar 24, 2017 in Blog, Garden Life, Seasons, Wildlife | 2 comments