gardening

Marimo Moss Ball Water Terrarium- DIY

Marimo Moss Ball Water Terrarium- DIY

Last Winter my little ladies and I were wandering through the pet store looking at the fish and we came across a floating ball of green. We learned that it was called a Marimo ball (Cladophora aegagropila), or a Japanese moss ball. The Marimo ball is considered a National Treasure in Japan, can bring good luck, and make all your […]

Overwintering geraniums as houseplants

Overwintering geraniums as houseplants

My favorite plant has to be the geranium, especially the scented and deep red varieties; there is something very magical to me about them. I treat them like houseplants because pests tend to avoid them and they overwinter in the house really well. Nutmeg scented geranium. As the cold weather approaches, I quickly rush to bring […]

Miss Green Bean Jeans

Araina’s way to collect her green bean harvest! Beans, Beans, Beans Baked beans, Butter beans, Big fat lima beans, Long thin string beans- Those are just a few. Green beans, Black beans, Big fat kidney beans, Red hot chili beans, Jumping beans too. Pea beans, Pinto beans, Don’t forget shelly beans. Last of all, Best […]

Araina’s Heavy Harvest

Araina wanted to do all the harvesting in the garden this morning. She harvested: Peppers and Cucumbers, Araina was fascinated with the “Little White Pokies” on their skin. Quite the Heavy Harvest for someone that is 6 and only 36 pounds! Araina’s Harvest: 2 Cucumbers 2 Squash1 Artist’s Pumpkin 8 Peppers A couple snips of […]