Early AM

My sister tells me she's going to mow the lawn 6a. I awake then to wait for her to tell me she's coming 'round to mow. 6a, time passes no word. I find a flea and pour loads of flea powder in the yard and the rest on carpet. Then what do I hear? Lawnmower… Continue reading Early AM


I'm so happy how my sunflowers keep rising even though the insatiable buggies keep at them. This is a new one about to bloom. I'm so excited to see it starting up. The largest flower with a solo bee getting its pollination on. Smaller bloom. But it's doing so well. What happened when I decided… Continue reading Sunflowers

Chili Attacked

Perp who ate my plants. The weather has warmed up. Critters are out. And, this lil' one ate clean through one half of my plants. Working toward getting that pest situation in control. We are still working on the mosquito population -- again the floods ruined the outdoors for us.. and it seems like it's… Continue reading Chili Attacked

Garden Updates

The purple leafy flower has now created an extension of itself and is developing flowers around it. I've grown these flowers before (Lord I can't remember the name right now) and never done this before. The other leaves haven't either, yet, this one has. It's hilariously sturdy with limited support (heh). Finally purchased two more… Continue reading Garden Updates