|Sharing coffee while we're harvesting hollyhock seeds to mail to blogging friends.|
|Delightful Sweet Peas. Allow them free reign over your deck or patio. Easy to grow from seed.|
|Surround Tulip bulbs with Daffodils & Ornamental Onions so critters won't find the bulbs and eat them.|
Though, it's not nearly as hard as it used to be. I sent him over to paperblog, to register his blog and, hopefully, get his blog noticed way faster than the old school method I was forced to use.
|Neat, sweet and petite.. Baby Bellflowers|
In 3 short weeks, I'll celebrate my 7th year of blogging. Hard to believe that I could drone on for seven solid years about trying to keep a garden brightly blooming this high up in the Wasatch Mountains.
Short summers, weird soil, June snows, September frosts... My blogging tagline should read: "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here." :))
|Some of this is a 'heritage garden.' These are Mom's Bearded Iris.|
|Stunning Double Hollyhocks tower (7 feet tall) over shorter perennials.|
It offered us something so very valuable. You see, before blogging, my only outlet was to
|I loves me some John Cabots|
We spoke the same language. 'Twas here that I found my peeps.
|Heirloom Tulips: this type will naturalize, the bulbs divide, producing more tulips every year.|
If you've been on this blog before then you know I rarely pat companies on the back. But, if you're looking to expand your friend list, consider giving paperblog a try. You never know who you might meet.
* Emma, from paperblog, invited me to write about them, in celebration of their 2nd anniversary. And, I'm happy to do so. I've gotten a lot of blog followers by being connected with them. It also connects me with other bloggers that are way harder to find. Such as the folks publishing in their trekking magazine. Thanks to them, I spend a little time, every afternoon, dreaming about new places to explore.