in my garden

Friday Flowers are Back!

If you’ve been around here for awhile, you know I have a soft spot for plants and flowers. When I started planning my wedding almost 5 (?!) years ago, I fell in love with the wild and gorgeous arrangements by the likes of Saipua, Green Lion Design, Studio Choo and Floret. I’ve continued to follow these […] Read more…

In My Garden, July 17th, 2013

 I’m a bit embarrassed to show you these photos – since the last garden update, I totally fried my kale and broccoli plants. I sprayed them in the middle of a hot, sunny day with a mixture of dishsoap and water to kill the aphids that were munching tiny holes in them. Big Mistake. I’ve […] Read more…

In My Garden June 29, 2013

It’s been almost a month since my last garden update, and things have certainly changed! The sugar snap peas are  pretty much done, and the kale and broccoli are growing taller and fuller. I am so grateful that despite being overcrowded, we did get some poppies after all. [I need to start using this lettuce!] […] Read more…

In My Garden, May 29, 2013

Not too much has changed since last week, but things are moving in the right direction . . . {in the whiskey barrel are poppies, I didn’t thin them out so I’m not sure how many I’ll get} {instead of planting them in containers, I put the cucumbers and tomatoes in the bed. They weren’t […] Read more…

In My Garden May 22, 2013

Yesterday, one of my favorite bloggers, Amanda Soule (aka Soulemama) announced a new feature on her site. “This Week in My Garden” is a periodic update on what’s growing that week in photos and notes. Since I am still a beginner gardener, I thought it would be fun and helpful to follow along and compare […] Read more…