Category Gardening

Lenten Rose in Bloom

I know spring is here when the Lenten Rose, or Hellebore, is in bloom. The unique varieties astound me with all of their delicate and beautiful characteristics. Today, I collected blooms and assembled them in a bowl—just beautiful.

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Starting Flower Seeds

This year I’m starting seeds indoors for the garden. I got a wide variety of perennials and annuals for sun and shade. I’ve only grown plants from seeds a couple times, so I’m eager to see what happens with so…

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New Dry Creek Bed & Planting

Woodland garden and dry creek bed

I have been wanting to tackle this barren area for years and decided I could at least move a few plants I could spare from my backyard. I have no irrigation to the area, so I waited for the beginning…

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Back Raised Garden

The back raised garden had a few large shrubs when I arrived–some were bare and one looked a bit sad with droopy dark green leaves. A deciduous fern was fading late in the season and there was a layer of…

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