I love my little town’s moxie. Highwood, IL had little more than 4,000 residents at last census- but that doesn’t stop us from trying to take the Guinness record from Boston (population estimated at 645,169) for the most jack-o-lanterns lit … Read Article
Honestly, I’m not the biggest Solidago fan. It’s not because I think it causes hay fever, I know Ragweed is the evildoer… Mainly, I think my dislike comes from… Well, I’m just not that into anything gold… As a blonde, … Read Article
We don’t need no water, let the Staghorn Sumac burn!
I know it got cold last night and they called for frost- And instead of bringing any of my tenders or tropicals in, I decided to go a different route. I prayed.
You may wonder if I was born this way or if there was some event that MADE me this tacky.
For years I wouldn’t let Dan bring me flowers, I prefer my own and… He’d get it wrong and bring me Alstroemeria or something…
I’m planting 2 kinds of VERY bossy grasses in a small, built-in planter box in my front yard… Which do you think will win?
I rarely seek to simplify. Indeed, I’m usually looking to muck up my life a little bit more with each passing day. However, there is now a plant in my life that has made it possible for my to say … Read Article
it’s been almost 4 months since our basement flooded. We are still in the throes of it, somehow.
I have a big weekend planned…. You too?
Buying dormant Bleeding Hearts in a heat wave in August? I think that’s a show of faith…