Tag Archives: cosmos

Planting Flowers in Pots

As I’ve mentioned before, I like to plant annual flowers in pots and use them to add color around my yard.  I can move the pots to more visible places when the plants in them are flowering heavily.  When I ordered seeds … Continue reading

Posted in flower, houseplant, planting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Office Flowers Return

On Thursday (October 31st), after removing the diseased parts of my prickly pear cactus, I moved some flowers back into my office.  My office has a south-facing window, so it’s a good place to keep plants that I have no … Continue reading

Posted in flower, fruit, houseplant | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Summer Flowers 05

These flowers bloomed in my gardens in the second half of August.  Can summer already be coming to an end? the last to bloom of my hostas “Volunteer” cosmos came up last fall in a pot in which cosmos ‘cosmic yellow’ … Continue reading

Posted in flower, growing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Guest Garden

While on vacation, I visited my parents in southwestern Minnesota.  These photos were taken in my Mom’s garden on July 11th.  They show just some of the vegetables and flowers that she grows in her spacious garden. First up are … Continue reading

Posted in guest garden | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

More Marigolds

Today I planted marigold ‘petite yellow’ seeds in a window planter at my office.  These marigolds are small (six to eight inches height) so they should work well in a container. I have two of these planters at work now.  I … Continue reading

Posted in flower, houseplant, planting | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Photos from Last Year’s Garden

Check out the album on my Google Plus page for some photos from 2012. bees, blackberries, kale, the marigold jungle, beans, the tomato jungle; harvested tomatoes, beans & blackberries; harvested squash, eggplant & peppers

Posted in photo album link | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment