Petoskey, Michigan Lighthouse While spring break is a time where masses of people escape the cold for warmer climates (like Arizona), we decided to do the exact opposite. We flew out o… Read More
There is nothing quite so refreshing as the fragrance of lemons as you slice through their yellow skin. Lemons are a very popular fruit tree for those of us who in zones 8 and abo… Read More
I have a problem in my garden. The suspects who wreak havoc on my vegetable gardens are furry, have tails and whiskers. On the surface, they are very cute, but wild on the insid… Read More
Today as I was downloading photos from my phone, this one caught my eye. It is a picture of an artichoke agave (Agave parryi ‘truncata’) along with her babies. … Read More
The vibrant flowers of firecracker penstemon (Penstemon eatoni) add a welcome splash of color during winter and into spring. People often ask me to post more photographs of my garden on my b… Read More
February is what I like to call a ‘bridge’ month. In regards to work, it is a transition month for me. It is the month between January, when work slows down as it&rsq&hell…Read More
It’s finally time to announce the winner of the giveaway for ‘The English Roses’ book. Thanks to all of you who entered – I enjoyed reading your comments, whic… Read More
‘Glamis Castle’ English shrub rose Walk through any garden where roses are present, and you’ll undoubtedly be attracted by the luscious blooms with their fragrant petals. … Read More
English shrub roses Roses have enchanted gardeners over the centuries with their colorful petals arranged in intricate rosette shapes, which release intoxicating fragrance into the air. &nbs&hell…Read More
Mister Lincoln hybrid tea rose I love roses. So much so, that at one time I had over forty different varieties growing in the garden of my home in Phoenix. Fast forward 25 years later… Read More
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