"Kathleen, thank you! I nearly killed it this season with Meijer weed and feed. OMG, I was horrified at what it did to some of my perennials. Live and learn. Most are making a comeback, thank you, Lord. Omoshiro is…"
"Just lookin' in for a minute.. I don't have time for two forums really and my family and extended family are all on FB. Anyway, as always what I see here is fun! Arden, wish you could've been with me this morning.…"
Yes, we had a horrible drought last year also, here in IN. I love the rose, but why did they have to name it Ketcup and Mustard, that's like naming your baby Mayonaise or something - just because the colors are right.
Tanya,It breaks my heart to hear about your Hubby,Me and Charles have been married since highschool I was 16 and he was 19 that was 46 yrs. ago .our best friends that was Charles best Buddy since childhood had a heartattack and died before they could get him into the hospital ,we just never know.Just know the Good Shepherd is right beside you day and night. God bless you, Elizabeth
me neither Tanya...Michaels has a discount wall of stuff and I am always picking up things to use in mosaic....I bought 4 gorgeous cups to break up at a local thrift store but they are so pretty I can't bring myself to break them. .25 each.. SO im drinking coffee from them and if they break someday I'll use them.
Tanya, tesserae is any materials glued to a surface to form a mosaic. sometimes just called "tess"....I'm excited to start a birdhouse using some of the ideas from the website you posted...my kind of stuff!!
Tanya...they do make gray grout or you can use a little black acryllic paint to make white a little gray...one of these days I want you to glue the tessara to a project and completely grout it. You wil see a difference i the finished craft. go ahead and jump in....
Thanks for the welcome Tanya!! I just stumbled onto this site and am already in love with it!! Thanks for the fairy forum recommendation. I might consider that one. Your gnome picture is cute!! It was cold too here in WI today. Looking forward to a warmer week.
"Beautiful urns, Clare. What is your spiky "thriller"? Cordyline or draceana? The "filler" coleus are dynamite! I have sweet potato vine but it's hidden too much by the deck so I am thinking of changing that up next year.…"
"Thanks for your kind remarks Clare. I am so glad you like to share your photos too.
This coleus has managed to grow nearly 4 ft tall with 4 inch leaves alongside 4 or 5 others (one all green one) in the same pot---started from a mixed seed packet in…"
"They are blooming like crazy now the weather is cooling! I have never had better or brighter flowers than this year. The zinnias & squash did not powder mildew either. I know you & AZ got all our rain. .. ."