Penny Pinching Perfect Plans to Grow Green Thumbs

Penny Pinching Perfect Plans to Grow Green Thumbs »

Readers ask, “How do you get a new idea each month for an article?”I really do not spend time thinking about what to Read more…

If You Make It, They Will Come

If You Make It, They Will Come »

I am painting roosters (2017 is the Year of the Rooster), flowers, landscapes in oil and watercolor, creating Lamps Reimagined by Ruby, teacup Read more…

Are you Seeing Red?

Are you Seeing Red? »

If you’re not seeing red, you will be. Valentine Day is just around the corner. As an artist, I start working on Read more…

Time to Plant a Tree or Shrub

Time to Plant a Tree or Shrub »

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now. Chinese Proverb

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Gifts For a Gardener

Gifts For a Gardener »

Chances are there are gardeners on your Christmas gift list. What to buy? The choices are numerous. If you’re in a book store Read more…

Decorating with Garden Tomato Cages

Decorating with Garden Tomato Cages »

When I was teaching school, Christmas decorations began the day after Thanksgiving. There would be no time for decorating between the mad dashes Read more…

Growing and Flowing

Growing and Flowing »

What a difference a season makes! A summer dream of a dry creek has become a fall reality. After shoveling rocks, toating Read more…

A Window of Opportunity

A Window of Opportunity »

Yes, there are myriads of love songs, but have you ever thought about the number of dream songs? I recall buying a ticket Read more…

If You Can’t Grow Big, Grow Little

If You Can’t Grow Big, Grow Little »

Enjoying life can mean being happy about all the little things. My 4×4 raised garden makes me just as happy as an acre Read more…

Herb Gardens

Herb Gardens »

Find an old wheel barrow, an old kettle, water bucket or a plastic sand pail that has seen its better Read more…