Pumpkin fail

As I wrote a few posts ago about the cucumber plants dying, I realized the EXACT same thing happened to our pumpkin, only we originally thought we stepped on it by accident or something. It was growing really well, then, all of a sudden… DEAD! The vines shriveled up leaving two orphan pumpkins to turn orange [...]

August 26, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Truly Mammoth Sunflowers!

Ah! Almost a week between posts and I missed the herb of the week this week. I will have to make up for it this Friday! Anyway, so much has been going on in the garden (no thanks to me, thank Mother Nature!), so I needed to post. I showed a few weeks ago that [...]

July 22, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Happy Father’s Day!

I have a pretty great Dad, so I couldn’t neglect him on my blog for Father’s day (even though he doesn’t read my blog, but hopefully, my Mom will at least mention it to him). He isn’t a herb or flower kind of guy, so I need to get a little creative on what I [...]

June 17, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Did you ever have a Chia pet? I did. Well, I had a Chia Tree. I thought it was stupid to grow something with green fur that wasn’t green in real life (I wasn’t the most imaginative of children). I remember having trouble keeping it completely full with water all the time, so while most [...]

April 10, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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Plant that seed!

I found this great website that sells every seed imaginable. After being limited to the Home Depot selection, this seemed like a dream come true. http://www.swallowtailgardenseeds.com/index.html After I had about 20 different seeds in the shopping cart, I realized I had a problem.  This blog has been feeding a growing obsession that I haven’t figured [...]

March 16, 2012 · Sheryl · No Comments
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