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Midweek Fizzle

Midweek Fizzle…   Another busy gardening day took place here in Pensacola, Florida this past weekend.  My grandchildren were around to help with the planting.  They were so excited to see the progress of the seeds they had planted.  Of course, rain was threatening again so we worked quickly and… Continue reading

BUSY WEEK – HAPPY APRIL!

HAPPY APRIL to everyone! What a week I had! We painted our old shed and made it look brand new. It is not all the way finished yet but here are the stunning results: 4/1/14 Before view of shed 4/1/14 After view of shed… still a work in progress It… Continue reading

The Cleanup After the Storm

The Cleanup after the Storm The storm that hit Pensacola and the surrounding area on Friday and Saturday morning was a real soaker.  Thunder rumbled here in the wee hours, however I awakened to a brilliant blue sky.  Here in Northwestern Florida we got just shy of 3 ½ inches… Continue reading

What Comes Next in the Garden?

IN THE MEANTIME… What do you do when the weather won’t let you out to play in your garden?  I woke up this morning to the sound of rain gently falling on my roof. The drain spout at the back corner of the house is near my bed. I could… Continue reading

Gardening in Pensacola, Florida

The Preparation Hi friends. Today I want to share the beginning of my current gardening project in Pensacola, Florida. We moved here last spring and my first vegetable garden attempt was a total disaster. The heavy, cloying humidity, along with 5 inches of rain for a week turned my tomatoes… Continue reading

Welcome!

Happy Spring to everyone, even though it does not appear to be spring yet in many parts of the United States. Here in Pensacola, Florida it has been a cold, rough winter. We had many cloudy, damp, cold days with winds coming out of the north, instead of the warm… Continue reading