Archive for the ‘Garden’ Category

salad_basketToday was an absolutely beautiful spring day here in north Georgia. So beautiful, in fact, that I could not resist spending part of my lunch hour outside on the deck…a wonderful benefit of working from home.


On my way out the door I picked up my kitchen shears and a basket and filled it with the most gorgeous baby salad greens from a large, long planter that BeeBop put out on the deck for me. I’ve never grown salad greens or radishes before. This is my first attempt. I have to tell you it’s so easy. They practically take care of themselves.

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Springtime in the South

narcissus1One of the sure signs of Spring’s imminent arrival is the bright yellow narcissus. It’s a tenacious little thing, pushing its way through the neglected garden debris of the previous year to pop its vibrant, golden yellow self out into the sunlight.

narcissus2Reminds me of my daughter, L, when she was a baby and climbed the stairs all on her own for the first time. Proud of her accomplishment, she sat on the top stair and shouted, “See me! See me!” until attention was duly paid.

narcissus3Hurry up, Spring! It’s been a long, cold winter.

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