Flower Seeds & Some Mold/Gnat Control

| February 29, 2016

Yesterday morning we started a whole bunch of flower seed. The past few years I haven’t been as into the flowers as I am the veggies but this year is completely different. I have fallen in love with growing flowers. 🙂 In fact, whenever I see a flat of little green flower seedling being carried […]

May Flowers at Sheltering Woods

| May 5, 2014

Things have really begun greening up here at Sheltering Woods. From the tulips and daffodils, to the plum and cherry trees and the strawberries, winter has finally subsided for the year! Here are a few of the pictures we took from this past weekend. How are things blooming where you are? This post may contain […]

Pressed Pansies

| July 12, 2013

This past week I received a thank you card from my cousins in Michigan. On the front of the card was a lovely, delicate display of pressed pansies and fern. It was made by my Great Aunt Ruth who died this past winter, and the mother/mother-in-law of my cousins sending the card. Even with the […]

Iris and a Heritage Story

| May 23, 2013

I find it absolutely amazing when one flower fades another arises in its place. This week our lovely iris have moved to center stage. I love their fluttering shapes and wispy colors. I was absolutely giddy when I began to see the buds bulge at the base of the fans. Quite a site to see […]