Journaling with parrots...
Of the roses I received this year, Bill Reid was one that really bloomed its heart out for me, and I praise God for that because this rose carries special sentiment for me. This spring I was scrolling through the High Country Roses online catalog (something, I must confess, that occupied a good bit of my … Continue reading Rose: Bill Reid
I went rose crazy this spring. When I first became interested in gardening I thought I would be focusing mostly on edibles, as the whole homesteading/self-sufficiency thing is very appealing to myself and Mr. Awesome, who comes from an agrarian family. But then catalogs and library books happened, and suddenly I was entranced by the idea … Continue reading Introducing the Roses
Let's face it, having birds looks exotic and exciting from the outside looking in, and that's where many become ensnared. Most people don't truly realize what goes into living with a parrot, or how time consuming and difficult it can be.They see only the flash and glitz, and none of the daily dirt. This can result in … Continue reading Are You Sure You Want A Parrot?
...because who could resist that face?
Last year the gardening bug bit me in the worst way, and I don't think I'll ever be the same again. Living in a condo, Mr. Awesome and I don't have property of our own to plant on, but what we do have is roughly 516 square feet of porch, deck, and balcony space. You can … Continue reading 2016 Growing Season: What I Learned