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Category: Flowers

Peonies Like Alkaline Soil

Oops! I planted a peony root (?), corn (?), bulb (?), in the front yard in the fall. I thought it would look pretty near the blueberry bushes – but I just read that that was probably the wrong place to put it. “The acid soil that favors the iris…

Keyhole Garden is All Filled Up!

Oooooh, my back! (well, not yet. but I’m gonna feel it tomorrow.) This dark patch is where my spring bulbs are starting to come up. We’ve been hanging out in the front yard and the kids were getting dangerously close to running right through them. I had to make them…

Beach Plum um… Beach Rose Hunt

I went to the Beach with my daughter on what seemed like the coldest day of the year. On Feb. 9th I brought A-girl to Island Beach State Park for a couple of reasons. I’m not eating eggs anymore so I wanted to gather some sea shells to crush up…

I Got My Mountain Laurel!

I had moved the hydrangeas about a month ago and the lilac early in the spring. The lilies needed to be divided and as I said in a couple of previous posts, I really liked this spot for a dwarf mountain laurel. I dug up this whole foundation bed, mixed…