Welcome To My Garden, My Memories, And The Joy They Have Brought Me.

Welcome To My Garden, My Memories, And The Joy They Have Brought Me.

Month: February 2018

GRANDMA’S STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

GRANDMA’S STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE Strawberry Shortcake is my all-time favorite strawberry recipe. The Spring gardening catalogs are arriving in the mail, and my mouth is watering. I ordered “Ogallala” Strawberry plants this year, which is a variety my maternal Grandma planted back in the ’50’s and ’60’s. […]

RICH AND MOIST ZUCCHINI BREAD

RICH AND MOIST ZUCCHINI BREAD

ZUCCHINI BREAD Zucchini Bread was unheard of just a few decades ago. Today, it gives Pumpkin Bread and Banana Bread a “run for the money” in popularity. This was my aunt’s recipe for Zucchini Bread, and she always had this on hand when we came […]

GROWING THE BEST STRAWBERRIES

GROWING THE BEST STRAWBERRIES

GROWING STRAWBERRIES Growing Strawberries has long been a necessity for me, motivated by the memory of my Grandma’s Strawberry Shortcake recipe. The Spring gardening catalogs keep arriving, and my mouth is watering. I’ve already ordered everything I want for this season, but temptation keeps building. […]

SPRING FLOWERING BULBS

SPRING FLOWERING BULBS

SPRING FLOWERING BULBS Spring Flowering Bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths are among my favorite flowers. Soon enough, they will be blooming, and these mountains of snow will be but a memory. Then it’s time to plan for the flowers I want in my […]

ANNUAL FLOWER SEEDS

ANNUAL FLOWER SEEDS

ANNUAL FLOWER SEEDS Annual Flower Seeds produce blooms in a huge assortment of colors and shapes. It’s like a trip to the Candy Store, without the calories. Many times, I have seen people select flower seeds from the supermarket display just by choosing the prettiest […]

ORDERING GARDEN SEEDS

ORDERING GARDEN SEEDS

ORDERING GARDEN SEEDS Ordering Garden Seeds is one of my favorite annual rituals. It’s such a treat to open my mail order delivery of garden seeds this time of year. Looking out the window at piles of snow as far as the eye can see, […]