Category Archives: gardening

thai basil

  Basil’s name is from the Greek basilikohn meaning royal. Its origins can be traced [...]


A native wildflower to North America, there is around 70 species of columbine. Medicinally the [...]

tree peony

Patience is not my virture, however, I waited 3 years for this beauty to bloom [...]

viburnum in my backyard

spring sale

Carolina jessamine

My yellow jasmine is starting to bloom in my backyard! The name of this vine [...]

african daisies

My newest edition to the backyard might be one of my favorites… African Daisies!

tulip time

It is tulip time in my backyard. Although the Netherlands is the largest producer of [...]


Poppies can be quite controversial to some nationalities depending on the color. Red poppies are [...]

redbud time

My redbud trees are another harbinger of spring alongside daffodils and Lenten roses. Indigenous to [...]