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Flower Filled Fountains

Flower Filled Fountains

Flower Filled Fountains We had always wanted a fountain—love the sound of running water. When we saw this fountain on sale, we bought it and installed it close to our front porch, where we enjoyed it for several years. Then we decided to remove the old hedge along the...
The Real First Signs of Spring

The Real First Signs of Spring

The Real First Signs of Spring Most of us can barely wait for the first signs of spring. Crocus, snowdrops, dainty violas, pansies—all are welcome signs. But for me, the first real sign (!!) — and the most exciting part of early spring — was putting together the...
Grandson’s Faerie Garden

Grandson’s Faerie Garden

Grandson’s Faerie Garden When we constructed a faerie garden for our granddaughter, our grandson thought he might be interested also. So we decided to rework the area, above the retaining wall by the small patio, on our side yard hill and give that to him. This...
One Last Glimpse

One Last Glimpse

One Last Glimpse Before I leave our sidehill gardens, I am giving one last glimpse of the views along our driveway. We have, over the years, concentrated on our front yard and, more recently, our side and back yard gardens. And, while the sidehill part of our garden...
Going Downhill From Here Part 4

Going Downhill From Here Part 4

Going Downhill From Here Part 4 These photos are still of our hillside, but now above our little patch of woods (see Going Downhill From Here Part 3), and across from the area of our downhill paths (see Going Downhill From Here Part 2). We have a lot of area here to...