Archive for March, 2010

When Iris Eyes are Smiling

March 25, 2010 0 Comments
When Iris Eyes are Smiling

  I love irises.  They are my favorite flower.  Dwayne doesn’t agree.  He doesn’t understand why I would like something that only has a one day bloom.  Of course, he likes the hibiscus, the poppies and many other flowers that do the same in our garden.  Or at least only bloom for a couple of […]

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Spring Cleaning

March 18, 2010 5 Comments
Spring Cleaning

One of the best parts about winter being over is that I get to spend time outside in the yard.  Unfortunately, it’s still pretty brown.  I was surprised at how much was still green and it proves the insulating power of snow. With the 60 degree temperatures I managed to get quite a bit done […]

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Begonias, Begosh and Begolly

March 3, 2010 0 Comments
Begonias, Begosh and Begolly

Sue sent me an email asking about her angel-leaf winged begonias.  She puts them out in the spring and brings them inside to overwinter and take cuttings.  They have become sticky.  The plants look great and are flowering but everything she has tried hasn’t worked.  I don’t know the exact things she tried, but there […]

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