At Summer’s End

Summer is coming to a close here in Oklahoma for all intents and purposes, as school begins on Monday. However, this odd summer will be followed by an even odder autumn, as both my children are going to be doing virtual learning here at home. I’m having to give up my love of planning things […]

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Creating an English Cottage Garden– In The American Prairie

I have always loved the look of a cottage garden. Big and blowsy, full of blooms and a haven for bees and butterflies. They are the type of garden seen outside a little crumbly English cottage, hollyhocks bobbing against an old stone wall, and roses growing a over little wooden door. About three years ago, […]

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Garden Morsels

Come in! Sit down. I’ll put on some Edith Piaf, and we can talk! I just came in from the back garden. Let’s chop up some basil for the pizza. Let’s also gather some pineapple sage, stir it into a pitcher of water. Let’s have summer dinner.    Food is helping me get through summer, […]

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Summer Flowers & Busy Bees + a GIVEAWAY!

   Greetings from the steamy prairie! If these photos look slightly ghostly, its because my camera kept steaming up as I tried to take photos. It is hot and it is swampy out there! But the garden sure looks good, doesn’t it? In that ‘about to turn into a jungle’ sort of way….    The […]

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