Friday, September 09, 2016
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Saturday, August 20, 2016
Tuesday, August 02, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Saturday, July 09, 2016
|This bee found a great place to hang out.|
|Cosmos are so dainty and colorful.|
|The white cosmos looks so delicate in the sun.|
|Seedlings sprouting from flowers which went to seed...already!|
Friday, July 08, 2016
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Saturday, July 02, 2016
|The seed drawer hold purchased seed as well as seeds harvested from the garden.|
|At the end of last season, I found some of the beans had dried on the vine.|
|Wow! An impressive number of bean seeds.|
Stop back to this post tomorrow to see what happens when you mix dirt, water, seeds and sun!
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Monday, June 27, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
|Corn Silks Exposed and Waiting for Pollen to Fertilize the Ear of Corn|
|Tassels Heavy with Pollen|
|Delicate and silky but when magnified, the silks look anything but silky|
In searching for instructions to hand-pollinate, I learned a few facts about corn which I did not know.
First, corn is a member of the
corn is a graass as is rice, wheat, barley, millet, oats, sugar cane, sorghum, rye and bamboo.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
|When you see these near your tomato plants...beware|
|Droppings like the ones in the first photo, usually mean this monster is noshing his way through your favorite tomato plants|
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Oh, we're having a heat wave. But you can possibly keep cool with these photos of cucumbers from my garden!
I had to include this final cucumber. Yesterday was so hot, some of the veggies were baked. Sad face.
|This cucumber looks ready to harvest.|
|Baby cucumber ready to grow.|
|Too hot. Baked in the sun and heat.|
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
This use of succulents cool down the hot, sun-soaked stairway. Repeating the same succulents in each pot ties the whole design together.