Monthly Archives: April 2011

As they say, make new friends and keep the old…one is silver the other gold!

Sometimes when I look out the window at the garden I still freak out that my long-time friend the 60 ft maple is gone (lightning) taking the shade garden with it. However, I am very excited about the new patio … Continue reading

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New and Improved

I love lilacs but they bloom early and then we are left with a big leafy bush that is susceptible to powdery mildew. Proven Winners says you can have healthy lilacs all summer with their Bloomerang Purple… Enjoy classic lilac fragrance … Continue reading

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Roses are waking up…

Oh the miracle that is April. In February when I looked out at the rose garden through snow and ice and more snow and ice, I thought that this could be a year when the roses refuse to wake up. But, they are not … Continue reading

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I think we are on the right path…

100 bags of top soil and 52 brick stepping stones later and the new pathways are taking shape. I won’t even bore you with the details of how many times I have moved and “tweaked” the stone path but, let’s … Continue reading

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