Sunday Slideshow-Butterflies in the Garden

Last year I didn’t plant a butterfly garden because I had just moved in to a new home.  This year, thanks to a wonderful friend who gave me the seeds, I did plant one.  The rewards are worth the time and effort.  The realtor who sold me the house gave me a patio swing as… Continue reading Sunday Slideshow-Butterflies in the Garden

Sunday Slideshow–Winter’s Blooms

Winter’s Blooms These beautiful pansies bloom all winter here in Tennessee.  They usually survive through what little snow we get and show their heads again after the melt.  This year may test their hardy-ness as a record breaking cold spell is on the way today.  We’ll soon see if they make it.  Gardeners, all over… Continue reading Sunday Slideshow–Winter’s Blooms

All the Lovely Pond Scum

“Beauty is everywhere, but one may see the beautiful view and the other sees a dirty window.  You have the power within you to choose what you see, what you think and what you paint.”  Leanne Caddon (from The Painter’s Keys) To think of pond scum is to think of something slimy and dirty, naturally… Continue reading All the Lovely Pond Scum