Spring 2014 Update

Spring 2014 Update

  The weather so far this spring has been near-perfect for my entire garden! The apricot tree (pictured above) bloomed profusely and set so much fruit that I feel confident I will get a few ripe apricots at the end of the season. Last year, I only had a few that...
Garden Tour 2013 – House 2

Garden Tour 2013 – House 2

Note: The house numbers I’m using on my posts do not necessarily correspond to the numbers used in the tour. This whole yard was just adorable. Small and cozy, there were areas for sitting and eating in the shade as well as new beds for vegetables. Lots of cute objets...
Garden Tour 2013 – House 1

Garden Tour 2013 – House 1

The view from this house was nothing short of amazing – the whole city of Boise is visible from the backyard! The long, winding trip up to the house might be worth it for that view. I loved the enclosed vegetable garden area here. It was very cozy and just the...
JoAnn’s Iris Garden

JoAnn’s Iris Garden

  Last Friday, my mom and I went to JoAnn’s Iris Garden in Eagle, Idaho. I’m sure a few of you were affected by the freezing temperatures last Wednesday, and unfortunately the irises didn’t fare well. But the plants were already bouncing back...
Spring 2013 Update

Spring 2013 Update

After six long months of closing on our house, moving, unpacking and settling in, plus going through Master Gardener training, it’s finally almost summer and time to jump back into blogging and gardening! We spent a few days hauling compost and spreading it...