Month: July 2014

Rain Chain During Storm

Watch our rain chain during a power storm we had! The rain chain leads into a rain drain. It is about a 4’x4′ square edged with pavers. The inside was dug out about 6″ deep and filled with gravel. The spot where the chain… Continue Reading “Rain Chain During Storm”

Blazing Star (Liatris)

  One of my favorite perennials is the Blazing Star, or commonly referred to as ‘Liatris’ as its latin name. It is also called Gay Feather as I’ve seen large nursery companies refer it to. There are a lot of varieties of Blazing Stars,… Continue Reading “Blazing Star (Liatris)”

Pickins from the Veggie Garden

It is a happy day when one can finally pick some veggies right out of their garden. It’s been a really slow start to our garden this season. I began my planning in January when I ordered my seeds and started them in March.… Continue Reading “Pickins from the Veggie Garden”