There is a weed that grows seed pods that look like little Chinese lanterns. It is commonly called ground cherry, but it is also known by everything from Mexican husk tomato to gooseberry. The Golden Guide titled Weeds says there are about 80 species under it’s Latin genus of Physalis, but the Handbook of Poisonous […]
Things we generally do inside.
Where the Classic Chicken Afredo Sauce recipe came from I got this basic recipe for Chicken Alfredo Sauce many years ago from a professional chef after he had fixed it for us when we were dinner guests at his home. My husband asked if I could get the recipe. The chef said he always fixed […]
Last year I stored my dahlia tubers over the winter in my garage. I followed the directions in the information received when I purchased last year’s dahlia tubers and seeds from Swan Island Dahlias. Upon unpacking and re-planting them this past week, I learned a few things. (click on any photo to enlarge) There was […]
I finally found it! A way to plan my planting schedule that won’t create a mess with my seed packets or require writing things on the calendar. And erasing them and writing them again, because sticking to an exact schedule is nearly impossible. (click on any photo to enlarge) What you need All you need […]
I had the impression that zonal geraniums were fancy, expensive flowers. Then I read on the internet that many people consider geraniums to be common and garish. Go figure. Not that it matters what other people think, because I wanted to try to grow them from seed anyway. (click on any photo to enlarge) Zonal […]