Monthly Archives: January 2013

Storage Boxes

I save plastic grocery boxes all year long to use for organizing and storing small parts and miscellaneous goodies out in the barn. Re-usable plant ties, plastic nursery labels, extra pot feet, plant clips, small parts for my irrigation system, … Continue reading

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Polymer Clay Plant Markers

I have already started buying seeds locally and ordering special varieties from catalogues – which means that I have also started making plant markers for plants or varieties that I have not grown before. If I don’t make them now, … Continue reading

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Thistle Bags

Gold finches and other clinging, seedeaters have been feasting on the nyjer thistle seeds I put out for them. I added two more thistle feeders this week because I was getting tired of constantly refilling the one I had. This will … Continue reading

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Lady Banks Rose

I fell in love with these tiny roses when I was in Melbourne this past fall. It was spring there and the Banksia Roses were in bloom everywhere – tiny, delicate roses that are nearly thornless vigorous climbers. I know, I … Continue reading

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Ordering and Starting Seeds

I just got this email from the John Scheepers Kitchen Garden Seed Company. If you don’t know this company, you should! They sell wonderful varieties and have a super informative catalog to support them.This valuable information to get you started … Continue reading

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Hardware Cloth Suet Holder

I’ve been really bogged down lately trying to finish up book edits for an early February deadline. Happy to say it is going extremely well and, if I do say so myself, this is going to be a fabulous book! … Continue reading

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