Frangipani is the common name for Plumeria, but I think Frangipani is much more fun to say!
This the second year for this dwarf aloe to bloom. I bought it 3 or 4 years ago at Home Depot, stuck in a little post with a golden cactus. It’s huge now,… Continue reading
A study in how to lose an hour and a half… and yes, there were more…
A few blooms from yesterday morning. Most of the weekend was spent gardening… again… Today I plan to sit outside and enjoy the work I’ve done. Watch the lizards brawl, the bumble bees… Continue reading
This yellow pear tomato came from the seed of a tomato plant that started its life in West Virginia. A family member went to WV last fall to visit and ended up rescuing… Continue reading
** Some of the previous posts from the Garden didn’t seem to make it out to many of the Readers** The reader issue seems to be going both ways – many posts from… Continue reading
Last night I let a bad thing happen. My tomato plants will not survive because of it. I underestimated the severity of the cold weather that was setting in and only covered my… Continue reading
Today I would like to say a special thank you to Joey and Marks Culver 🙂 They nominated the saltypalette blog for two awards, the ‘Versatile Blogger’ and the ‘Liebster’ awards. Their site… Continue reading
Rain in the dry season urges new growth. The banana tree on the patio has pushed up a new leaf in response to last nights soaking. The tightly wound leaf will slowly open… Continue reading
The frost didn’t get them this year!! These are the first spring bananas we’ve had since living here thanks to the mild winter.
The “Big Tree” from Nicholas County located near Widen WV. (Insert Widen joke here for anyone familiar…) This Yellow Poplar is a sight that most people in the area have made their way… Continue reading