It got me..it finally got me!

No, not Covid.. “Orchid mania.” I’m not exactly sure when it hit, but it’s here and I’m captured.. I just cannot get enough of these fierce beauties. Low maintenance, gorgeous, long lasting blooms and they continue to come back…and come back..and come back. The perfect flower for 2021. #orchidstrong 😉

Post Its from Heaven

Every so often when the kids were little, I’d tuck a little note of encouragement into their lunch pails, ditto for my husband..   (minus the lunch pail of course.) I believe God reaches out to us in a similar way with little messages that let us know He’s near and that He cares. Here’s my…

Secret Gardens & Garden Secrets

One of the frustrations of living in our townhome up in Charlotte was my inability to have a garden. When I planted a small hydrangea by our front door that first spring after we moved in, my neighbor warned that the association would probably tell me to remove it.  The poor plant must have overheard…

Good Dirt

We have a little back porch behind our new town home surrounded by bare areas for planting.  The folks who lived here before us had dogs that they kept out there for long stretches of time… so we are assuming that the dirt and mulch are pretty much unusable. I’m going to be digging out…