"I found a site on-line for AV. Gad!!!! I was doing it ALL wrong after all these years. Poor AV. The type of soil is ok, but I have it in the wrong type saucer nor do I have it on pebbles. Going to go buy that stuff and then I…"
"I'm renting a flat, so don't have that much room to work with. I plan on putting the above plaque up above, then some very low growing flowers. My Hubby was an Absolute Nature freak, even though it was up to me to do the…"
"I have two African Violets. Had them for over a year. They were full of blooms when I bought them and once those fell off, I've not had one bloom. Do they prefer shade or sun? I just fed them with A.V. food. How in…"
"I have chronic pain from two failed back surgeries. They didn't tell me the shelf life on the surgeries are 10 years. Now I have arthritis in my neck, all over my spine and now my hips. I can't do much and will require…"
"My husband died five years ago. I'm doing pretty good, but every now and then the grief just slams into my heart. I am going to plant a Memorial Garden for my Tom. Looking at it will make me remember the good times and…"
"I usually do container plants on my deck. As we moved and no longer have a deck, I'll need to plant outside along the front of the house. I'm renting so only want to plant annuals. Where I'm planning on planting gets…"
"Looking at your photos really makes me want to get out there and get creative after I plant my flowers. I have an old pear tree that I think would really make a good fairy land. I plan on putting a ring aound the tree and planting…"
Entered my first orchid show with this orchid. I was writing up cards, not really taking much notice of the judges fussing around my orchid. Turns out that the parentage of this orchid goes back to the species by only 4 generations and it has won…
"Patricia, that is sad about loosing so many finches, the white crowned sparrows are so cute, we get them in the spring for several weeks, they flipped seed around and dig to find more. They would eat under the feeders so none of the seed…"
"Yes I do like my sunsets here, thank-you. You have a nice stand of red Dianthus. I'm into edible flowers too. How do you keep the bugs out of your Columbine? Any time I ever grew them they got all full of bugs, since you can't eat them I…"
"I am so glad that the white crown sparrows have returned to Santa Barbara. I am enjoying watching them in my bird bath and throwing seed on the ground for them. I had such a tough summer with the house and purple finches. I would sometimes find 5 a…"