By joenesgarden, 2 months and 8 days ago

It’s berry time in bluebird land.

With a bit of advanced planning, snow cover, and fortuitous timing, you may be able to catch sight of berry time in bluebird land.

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By joenesgarden, 3 months and 3 days ago

In Connecticut, Frosted with Icy Fog–January 2014 Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day

This morning's light revealed an icy fog and frost-kissed plants. No outdoor blooms for the January 2014 Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day, but interesting light and contrasts nonetheless.

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By joenesgarden, 7 months and 17 days ago

Burned out – A Gardening Oops

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Welcome to the first day of a new month, the day I share a Gardening Oops that I've witnessed or committed myself.  While pondering possible subjects for this month's Gardening Oops – GOOPs for short – I kept running into garden blogger's block. No topic felt right. Nothing came to mind that worked as an interesting GOOPs subject … NOTHING. This writer's block reflected the general hum-drum feeling I've had of late about gardening. After a very busy May and June designing, planting, coaching, and gardening for clients and the extremely uncomfortable heat July brought to Connecticut, my energy for gardening and garden blogging came to a screeching stop. Like these hosta leaves, tired and burned from too much heat and sun, I was burned out on gardening.

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