Tag Archives: home and garden

Mum’s the Word!

Has a classic fall mum made it to your front porch yet? This yellow beauty sits on my neighbor’s door step, welcoming guests and the new season.  I do wonder how spring annuals know the calendar has turned to September. On what had to be the hottest day of the year, Mike and I plucked […]

Now Is the Time

Each spring, hostas, daylilies, and other faithful perennials miraculously peek though the earth and whisper, “Now is the time.” It is our cue to begin the work of turning our backyard into a sanctuary that soothes our spirits and delights our senses. Empty urns and window boxes are brought back to life with ferns, trailing ivy, […]