Pruning My Butterfly Bush and Me

The dead blooms are beginning to overshadow the vibrant purple ones -again! Didn’t I just prune this bush last week? Well, maybe it was two weeks ago. It seems like the more I prune it, the more it grows. I’m tempted to save every little bud I see forming, gently removing  just the tips ofContinue reading “Pruning My Butterfly Bush and Me”

The Secret Garden

A mysterious garden hidden behind a high brick wall, a key stashed away in a forgotten room, and a young, bored and curious girl set the stage for an exciting and engaging story. My favorite childhood novel was Francis Hodgson Burnett’s classic The Secret Garden. I think at the time I was drawn in byContinue reading “The Secret Garden”