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How does the garden grow?

The garden is coming along and I’ve made a bunch of changes this year. I added a lot of perennials to the area around the pond, plants for butterflies, and bird feeders.


peony heaven

My passion for peonies grows with each passing year. Their appearance (and fragrance) heralds the official start of garden season in my yard. They are the centerpiece for a two week stretch where my garden is more than spectacular. There are colors everywhere. The green is lush and fills in every inch between the flowers.


days fly by

I’m sorry I haven’t been around much. Spring is a busy time out here on the prairie and I’ve got a lot of balls in the air. Life is moving quickly these days. I’ve been meaning to post about this thing or that, but as the days fly by, I’m finding that it’s hard to spend time at the computer. So here’s some of what I’ve been wanting to share….


On my morning walk

On my morning walk, I stopped and talked to the girls…that’s three of the four Auracanas. The closest one there doesn’t have a name but she’s a talker and doesn’t like to be touched. Behind her is Dali, named after Salvador, of course, because she has a funny mustache. Behind her is my good friend, […]