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A Wet and Sunny May Bloom Day

May 16, 2011
A Wet and Sunny May Bloom Day

Yesterday, was an interesting bloom day. Rain had been in the forecast for awhile but I assumed it would be one of those nice spring drizzles. I was quite surprised when in the middle of walking my dog we got pelted with hail accompanied by thunder and lightening. By the time we got home...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
Growing Potato’s & 3 methods I am trying!

May 16, 2011
Growing Potato’s & 3 methods I am trying!

Potato's! I love them mashed, fried and baked! They grow pretty easy! So many methods of growing them. There is the Trench method, Raised beds, Potato condo's and Towers. I have seen so many different ideas around the web. My t...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
More Tomato Love! Growing something new!

May 16, 2011
More Tomato Love! Growing something new!

Gardeners begin to dream of their summer gardens about a week after they rip out the previous season.Most start thinking about what they will grow next year and where. For me, it's all about Tomato's! I start searching for ones I have never tried ...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
Wall Flower Studio, Seed Ball Fun/and a Giveaway!

May 16, 2011
Wall Flower Studio, Seed Ball Fun/and a Giveaway!

The best part about Social Media is the wonderful people you get to meet and become friends with! You seek out people who are like you and share many of the same interests!As the month continues with My Favorite things in May, I want to tell you a...

Jenn's Cooking Garden
Strange Weather with the first Tomato!

May 16, 2011
Strange Weather with the first Tomato!

Crazy weather is happening everywhere! What happened to April showers bring May flowers?In this wonderful month of May, we have gone from 90 degree weather to the 50's with rain, hail, thunder and lightning! I made a mad dash in my ...

Sweetstuff's Sassy Succulents
Happy Cactus Monday…Succulent BBQ

Happy Cactus Monday…Succulent BBQ

My girlfriend called me last week and told me that her neighbor was moving. She was going to have a yard sale for her and saw that she had a bunch of potted succulents. Sooooo would I be interested in coming over and taking a look.WHAT! ME! INTERES...

Not So Crafty
And the Winner Is. . .

May 16, 2011
And the Winner Is. . .

I would like to Thank all of you for your sweet birthday wishes on my site, facebook and twitter. I put everyone’s name into the Tiki bowl, stirred it up, and drew the winner’s name. The winner is Lona from a Hocking Hill’s Garden. Thanks again to all who entered, I wish enough to...

Bamboo and More
Snapshots: Finding the Right Mix of Plants for a Shady Back Yard

May 16, 2011
Snapshots: Finding the Right Mix of Plants for a Shady Back Yard

After taking a look at what our front yard looks like in mid-May I want to do the same for the back yard. It’s very useful having these photos as a reference to look back on six months or a year down the line. As is the case in the front yard, we’...

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Daffodil Planter
Announcing the Daffodil Blogorama winners!

Announcing the Daffodil Blogorama winners!

Photo: ori2uruDaffodil season may be over, but five lucky readers will have daffodil note cubes to cheer them through the rest of the year. Perfect for jotting down bulb orders!The blind, random selection yielded the names of Claire, plaisanter, Angela...

Bamboo and More
Hail!

May 15, 2011
Hail!

Today has been the weirdest day. I woke up to the sound of a gully washer, followed less than an hour later by sunshine and dramatic skies. Before I finished my 2nd cup of coffee, the sun was gone, obscured by clouds so dark that I considered turning ...

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