Bee-Friendly Gardens

Become a pollinator steward and plant a bee friendly garden. Not only will you be helping the bees, you will also have a garden to envy with year-long blooms and an abundant vegetable harvest. . . . → Read More: Bee-Friendly Gardens

Herb Garden

When we moved into our house over sixteen years ago, we set out willy-nilly to landscape.   We had no plan.  We had a vision.   But, we had no plan.

I wanted roses.

We planted roses everywhere.  We built flowerbeds for roses around the house.  We planted climbing roses on our back fence.  We . . . → Read More: Herb Garden

Garden Update

I hope I am not jinxing our future harvests by sharing an emerging future bounty of apples, apricots, cherries, strawberries, tomatoes, and grapes…. . . . → Read More: Garden Update

Radish Salad

“If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, just wait a minute and it’ll change.” —Will Rogers

This quote is just not another Rogers’ witticism.   Having lived in Oklahoma most of my life I know it is the honest to goodness truth.

For example, on Sunday, January 26, 2014, it was 65+ degrees.   . . . → Read More: Radish Salad

The Garden Tour

Mom’s border garden of begonias and BEETS.

Over July 4th, we traveled to Iowa to see Mom, Sis and the boys (two nephews and a brother-in-law).      I have previously featured a few of their garden specimens for Abigail’s Virtual Flowers so if you are an avid reader, you may see some repeats.

. . . → Read More: The Garden Tour

Roasted Carrot Hummus with Orange and Garam Masala

This is an exciting new hummus full of healthiness and Indian spices (which I worked into my Food ‘n Flix post for this month). . . . → Read More: Roasted Carrot Hummus with Orange and Garam Masala

The new green house.

Hopefully more veggies this winter. . . . → Read More: The new green house.

Garden Update (and a winning post) !!!!!!

I don’t think I have posted anything about this season’s garden. Here it is! . . . → Read More: Garden Update (and a winning post) !!!!!!

Last wine adventure (at least for the time being!)

Our last adventure in our Wine Exploration series—-kind of a let down. . . . → Read More: Last wine adventure (at least for the time being!)