Archives for May 2015
Life has been very busy lately. So much that I’ve been neglecting my little space here on the blog. Not intentionally. I really need to start an editorial calendar for posting. If my ideas are written down on paper I have a better chance of implementing them. Can you relate? That’ll be my goal for the week.
Now, let’s talk about the cute photo above. Aside from my non-stop running in and out the door I’m still greeted with a playful smile from my three sons. It’s during these busy times that I’m grateful to have more than one dog. Sure, they might fight one another from time to time, but they do keep each other company.
“They motivate us to play,
and be loyal.” ~Tom Hayden
A catnap paired with a waterfall. Peaceful.
Catch up with the entire series here.
Over the next couple of months I’ll be sharing some tips and ideas with you that I use in my own flower garden(s). I can show you that with a little imagination and a few bucks your flower beds will look awesome. Who doesn’t love a fun DIY project? Especially when it involves being outside in the fresh air.
First up, hosta plants. I love hostas! The simple fact that they’re low maintenance is all I need to hear. Plus, when they outgrow their space you can just chop them in half (or fourths) and plant elsewhere.
I had this little area of grass in front of my garage. It was a nuisance to mow so it was given a new look. My neighbor was selling hostas at her garage sale for $1. Score! My parents decided to update their landscaping and no longer needed the lava rocks they were using. Another score!
I wait until the end of Winter (when all of the snow melts) before trimming the dead leaves off of the plants. And that’s it. Mother Nature takes care of the rest.
As you can see in the image below the hostas are doing well. Exceptionally well! There are four plants total in this space, but one of them is hidden so I should relocate that one. Come Fall, the other three will be divided up and placed in other areas around the house.