My daughter has been "helping" me in the garden since she was one year old. I may have learned a little bit about plant spacing, pruning, covering exposed soil with mulch to prevent weeds, weeding, etc; but gardening with a toddler is kind of like gardening with Curious George.
Even after two typhoons, the vining flowers I planted are coming along. Never give up hope--not even during a storm!
"You should get a fish this time." "They have a lot if designs but I doubt they have a fish." "Oh, they'll have a fish!" "I want flowers, you wouldn't actually want me to get a fish!" "Will you get a fish? For me?" "Okay, if they have a fish, I will get a fish… Continue reading When in Okinawa, Get a Pedi (pt2)
YOU DO NOT LIKE THEM. SO YOU SAY. TRY THEM! TRY THEM! AND YOU MAY. TRY THEM AND YOU MAY, I SAY. SAM! IF YOU LET ME BE, I WILL TRY THEM. YOU WILL SEE. -Dr. Seuss "Green Eggs and Ham" It has been a busy week to say the least and I've been waiting… Continue reading How I Wound up EATING Flowers
There are moments to indulge and enjoy, but I always know when it's time to go home and wash my knickers. -Kate Winslet I was going to quote another actress who once said, "it is good to indulge now and again," but I thought Kate's words were far better! Here is a confession: I have… Continue reading When In Okinawa, Get a Pedicure
Had a good and busy day in the garden today and yesterday: I added a couple more flower plants in this entry bed. I added some flowers to this spot as well. In this area I also buried fertilizers around the first 9 Hibiscus bushes. I learned through my research that Hibiscus plants need approximately… Continue reading Keep a record of when you fertilize so you won’t forget when to fertilize again (lots of pictures)