Happy Autumn!

Happy Autumn!

It’s time for cleaning up the garden, planning next year’s, and waiting for Spring! And of course decorating with pumpkins and planting some...
Mid-August Update

Mid-August Update

I’m sorry for the delay in getting this photo up, I wanted to wait until I pruned back the tomato plant. It was growing like crazy and starting to take over a couple of the other plants. Here’s what my veggie garden looks like now: My catnip plant in the...
It’s Done!

It’s Done!

I have always wanted a fountain in my backyard. Any kind would do. This spring I bought a couple really big pots, and planned on using one to make a fountain. My parents gave me a fountain pump they used to have in their backyard, since they decided it wasn’t...
A Comeback Story!

A Comeback Story!

One of my cucumber plants was looking really sad about a month ago. It wasn’t getting any bigger and I was worried it wouldn’t ever grow. So I dug up the poor thing and planted it in a container (the back left container in the photo – ignore the dead...

Boise Pottery

A local business, Boise Pottery, is going out of business (sad!). They’re selling everything for 50% off!! I bought 4 pots plus a couple little garden decorations for $75. So if anyone needs (or might in the future) some excellent containers, definitely go check...
Front Porch Containers

Front Porch Containers

We have a large front porch, and I wanted to put lots of containers on it this year. Here’s what I have so far. Near the front door, I put a pair of matching pots with some pretty flowers. My biggest pot, with some ground cover plants. I may eventually use them...