Every month is dedicated to a special flower. Here is the list. January is carnation. February is violet. March is daffodil. April is sweet pea. May is lily of the valley. June is a rose. July is larkspur. August is gladiolus. September is aster. October is calendula. November is chrysanthemum. December is narcissus.
Here are twelve of the notorious toxic plants for pets: Aloe Vera Ivy Jade plants Sago Palm Elephant Ear ZZ plant Philodendron Devil’s Ivy Dieffenbachia Asparagus Fern Corn plant Lilies of all kinds
I made this chowder yesterday and it was delicious! My husband ate 4 bowls! Here is my recipe. You will need these ingredients: 4 cups low sodium vegetable stock 2 slices cooked ham, chopped into small chunks 1 medium onion, chopped 3 medium size potatoes, chopped in small chunks 3 ears of corn, cut off…Read more »
With hot summers comes the endless weeds in our yards and gardens. Weeds germinate best in warm, sunny, moist soil. Loose, dry, shady soil not so much. Once the weeds sprout, there are a few ways to kill them. I don’t recommend poisons as they run off into the sewers and eventually find their way…Read more »
Here is a delicious salad dressing that is easy to make. You will need these ingredients: 1/2 cup sour cream 1 clove of garlic 1/4 cup of fresh or dried tarragon 1/4 cup fresh dill 1/4 cup parsley, fresh or dried 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 cup either plain…Read more »
William Bourn, Jr. took over management of the mine to keep it from closing. He pushed several mine shafts past the 1,200 foot level and brought the mine into profit status. Mr. Bourn had a cottage made for his family and himself. He hired others to maintain his great gardens. Here are some pictures I…Read more »
Legends state the first geranium grew at the feet of where the Prophet Mohammed had hung his shirt to dry. The flower has been used in ancient times in solar spells and transformation. Geranium means gentility.