Happy Mother’s Day to all you fabulous Moms! May your day be filled with love and lots of relaxation! 🥰🌸💐🌸🌺Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
Winter in the garden means lots of pruning around here, of which my roses especially get a good hard prune. But with our temperatures really mild in the 40s, 50s and 60s our roses haven’t slowed down and have plenty of new growth, buds and flowers still abloom. However, these bushes really do need a break before they start their stellar performance in the Spring. And so as I pruned I cut all the blooms and buds for winter garden bouquets to enjoy indoors.Continue reading Friday Flowers. Winter Rose Bouquet
Good Friday to you all! I hope you had a good week and are looking forward to a relaxing weekend. Today I would like to share these pics of fall color in the garden. Enjoy!Continue reading Friday Fall Leaves.
Hello and a good Monday to you all! How have you been? I hope you are all staying safe and well. I know I’ve been quiet for a while. I was in a bit of a funk. Between COVID the hot topic on the news daily, not being able to see friends and family, and the wildfires that ravaged our area, my spirits finally went down as I found it hard to stay upbeat and positive.Continue reading September in the Garden
Hello and happy Friday to you all! How was your week? Busy? Are you ready for the weekend? Our week was hot hot hot! This hot weather we had for almost 10 days caused so many wildfires that our air quality was one of the worst in the world. A very heartfelt gratitude to the amazing firefighters who are fighting all the blazes around the Bay Area.Continue reading Veggie Garden Update August 2020
Hello and a good Friday to you! How was your week? Are you looking forward to the weekend? We sure are. It’ s going to be a low key weekend for us, but that’s just fine. Gosh we are so getting used to lazing around not doing much, but that’s going to change in a couple of weeks when the twins colleges open. They are remote learning this semester, we didn’t feel comfortable sending them off to college with so much uncertainly looming ahead. I get to have my twins at home just a little while longer 😊 💕. Continue reading Friday Flowers. Dahlia Bouquet & the Story of the Dahlia
Hello and a good Friday to you all. How was your week? I hope it was good and you are looking forward to a relaxing weekend. Can you believe it’s going to be August already? More than half the year is over! What a year 2020 has turned out to be!! Continue reading Friday Flowers: July in the Garden
Happy Friday! I hope you had a good week and are ready for a relaxing weekend. Today I thought I would give you an update on my veggie garden and all things gardening as it’s been a while since I’ve shared pics of my garden. Continue reading Friday Flowers & Veggie Garden Update
Hello and a good Friday to you all. How was your week? I hope it was good one and you got some fresh air despite having to work from home and school from home, maybe you even got to venture out a little more? As some of you may recall couple of weeks ago for Mother’s Day I did a post on an idea for a Mother’s Day flower exchange where my friends and I exchanged flower bouquets made from our own gardens. Continue reading La Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of Córdoba 2020
Good Monday to you all. I hope you had a quiet weekend and are ready for the week ahead. Our weekend was low-key, not much excitement to report, which is a good thing. We did a lot of gardening, planting little veggie seedlings, and went for long walks in our neighborhood, and that’s pretty much it. Continue reading Veggie Planting on our Hill. May 2020