In honor of St Patrick's Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I 'd share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you.
Whenever I do a photo post I try to link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don't link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at… Continue reading Butterflies and Bees in the Garden
I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if… Continue reading January 2016 – Garden Photos
It's just an incredibly beautiful winter day here in Southern California so I grabbed the camera and took some shots of my California Native plants to share with you. While it is winter and snowing and plants are dormant in some areas, here in my yard the California Native plants are just starting to awaken… Continue reading December 2015 California Native Plants Photos
Looking for a simple but special homemade gift? How about Homemade Milk Bath Mix? You toss a few ingredients together in a jar, add a pretty label (like this free printable one), decorate the jar with some nice ribbon and/or material and POOF! you are done. They get to soak away the stress of the… Continue reading Gifts in a Jar – Relaxing Herbal Milk Bath Mix
For anyone exposed to media of any kind this week there is no denying things have been overwhelmingly morose. Besides the happenings in World News, personally things have been a little bothersome too. Add in the lovely menopausal hormone fluctuations and I was headed for a meltdown of epic proportions. And then I went outside. At first, I… Continue reading A little perspective from the garden
Summer is unofficially over. Too bad no one told Mother Nature! Our 5 day forecast: UGH! It is so miserable out there my yard looks hot and tired. Which, for California native plants, is actually quite normal. They go dormant in the dry and heat. Come cooler wet weather they will perk up again. I am… Continue reading I am going to my happy place
Last week I posted some close up photos of the flowers in my garden. This week I decided to get down low and take shots from another angle. I only lasted a short while out there, because it is rather hot out there, and when you are a woman "of a certain age" the heat… Continue reading Down low in the garden