"I usually leave mine up in the winter because I think they are beautiful. I have never had any problem with them breaking or with reseeding. If you want to leave them up but are worried about reseeding, you could always use pre-emergent or…"
"I have read that you can place aluminum foil on the ground to reflect more light. I have personally not tried this so I don't know if this would help increase the amount of light or not. Dave's Garden is a great source of…"
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…"