Monthly Archives: January 2015

Favorite Plant Friday (Jan 30th)

Here is one of my favorite garden plants, Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’. It is considered a perennial but, it provides interest year round. This variety grows to 18″ to 2′ tall and wide and boasts narrow variegated leaves. The new growth is tinged pink. It produces clusters of bracts in the spring and hangs onto them… Read More »

For the Birds

I am a novice birder for sure but, I truly enjoy watching birds lap up the nectar and pulling seeds from the feeders I set out for them. In the spring and summer food and water is plentiful but, in the fall and winter, food sources become scarce so it is important to keep feeding… Read More »

Favorite Plant Friday (January 23rd)

For this installment of Favorite Plant Friday Ceanothus gloriosus is looking it’s finest in the middle of winter. This evergreen ground cover is very versatile. It tolerates full sun or part shade conditions and is drought tolerant. It blooms a tiny light blue flower cluster in later spring. It is best suited where it can… Read More »

New Year, New Inspiration

January 2015 slipped right on by me and here we are in the new year. The holidays were lovely and filled with quality time spent with family and friends. One of the things I love most about the Holidays is we use our beautiful Teak table and I get to have fun with the table… Read More »