Growing Tomatoes

My tomatoes are ripe and ready to eat. I am following my daughter, Lindsay’s advice on how to care for tomatoes. She said to trim the lower branches, keep them in the sun, water about once a week, feed them tomato food, and remove sucker branches. They seem pretty happy so far. I bought them … Continue reading

Front Yard Planters – Before and After

We now have a new brick border for our front yard planters and I planted new flowers thanks to the advise from my friend Liz at Gardens By Liz. The Big Planter: The Small Planter: My plants should all do well in the direct sun. I hope. The annuals are: White Alyssum Red Begonias Cosmos … Continue reading

Enjoy the Outdoors

Great Sign from Pink Wallpaper The Dogwoods are in bloom from Pinterest What a perfect place to read a book from BHG I am busy planting pink and white flowers along my fence. Sending Good and Happy Thoughts to All xo Marie

Flower Ideas for a Shady Backyard

This beautiful long row of color is my inspiration from Pinterest: Since the area in my yard is so shady, my plan is to do impatiens in pink and white with hostas in the back. My Backyard: This week I will be preparing the soil and planting. Have a nice day. xo, Marie

Hummingbird Feeder

The best part of my house is the porch. I spend alot of time out here and pretty much do everything on my Porch Rules sign. Every morning I sip my coffee and enjoy watching the hummingbirds. One of my favorite decorations is this feeder. It has a vintage look to it. I saw it on Pinterest and had to get … Continue reading