Wild for Pollinators

Late last fall I decided to completely redo my garden in the front of our house.  I had recently added a border garden between my neighbor’s yard and my own.  In order to make the two gardens look more cohesive I decided to make them one big (long) garden.  It now runs along the front … More Wild for Pollinators

My 5 Gallon Garden

I have tried to grow a real nice vegetable garden over the last few years but have struggled due to having such sandy soil in parts of my yard.  This year I decided to try out an alternative – one that would guarantee me much better soil for the summer. In an effort to add … More My 5 Gallon Garden

Growing Tulips

I must preface by saying that I LOVE growing tulips!  Their petals are so soft and colorful that I just can’t help but sit and look at them in the garden.  Each year I plant more and more with the hope that one day that garden will look like the tulip fields in the Netherlands. … More Growing Tulips

Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary | #gbFling2016

Recently I visited the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary located within Theodore Wirth Regional Park in Minneapolis.  This site was the first stop on the 2016 Garden Bloggers Fling. Our tour was met by a great group of Naturalists who kindly took us around the garden.  I was immediately struck by the quote … More Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary | #gbFling2016