Posts Tagged ‘gardening’

A Palm Tree Tale

A Palm Tree Tale

I love tropical plants like palms and ferns. But, sadly, I’ve never been terribly successful with them in my home. When I buy them, I tend to stick to smaller varieties of tropical houseplants … the ones that can be easily replaced when they inevitably turn brown and die.  It seems the commitment it takes […]


In the Herb Garden

In the Herb Garden

Amongst the flowering annuals and perennials in my garden, I’ve also planted an array of herbs that I’m really enjoying this summer. The basil, sage, tarragon, rosemary, dill and oregano are all thriving and producing nicely … challenging me daily to think of new ways and recipes to use them all up! This is not […]


Peace Garden Gift Of Lettuce

Peace Garden Gift Of Lettuce

Is there anything more satisfying than growing a plant from a seed?  I’m hard pressed to think of much that has filled me with more pride than seeing the first sprouts emerge from the lettuces I planted 6 weeks ago. Following the advice of a gardener friend, I was careful to plant one row in […]