Author Archives: Charlotte

Lotus Pot Find

Don’t you just love it when you score a great find you weren’t even actively looking for.  I guess that is what makes garage saling so much fun!  I was on my way to work on Saturday and saw a … Continue reading

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Aphids on Gourd

I walked out to my pond to feed my koi this morning, when I noticed some yellow spots on my volunteer gourd plant.  Upon closer inspection I noticed it was infested with aphids.  I will not claim to never use … Continue reading

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Quote for Today

“Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds” Henry … Continue reading

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Bamboo: To love or not to love

I must admit that I have always had very strong feelings toward Bamboo.  If you had asked me just 6 months ago,  would I ever consider planting bamboo in my garden, I would have adamantly said, “over my dead body.”  This … Continue reading

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A Hot Day in the Garden

As I went out into the garden this morning with my dog Kahlo and cup of coffee in hand, I thought I would take a few pictures to chronicle the day.   After going in to retrieve my camera and … Continue reading

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The Beginning

Welcome to my blog.  As this is my first post I thought it would be fitting to reflect on what or maybe I should say who inspired my love of gardening. To do this I must give an abbreviated story … Continue reading

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