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A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

May Flowers--Lilies

Lilies!We are getting quite a collection of Lilies now.  Our son's girlfriend has been giving us Lilies every Easter for several years now.  We have a cluster of Lilies in the front Daylily ...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

May Garden Update--Harvest and Crop Rotation

Upper Left--Squash blossom, peppers, tomatoesMiddle Left--Overall view, squash plantsLower Left--Overall view, tomatoes are starting to make!Because Pat and I attended an out-of-town graduat...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

May Garden Update: Corn!

The corn has tassels!!A lot can happen in the garden in just one short week.  I was going to post this collage last week, but was too busy.  Even though the corn has tassels, at the time I o...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

Happy Mother's Day 2012

"Happy Mother's Day" Means More"Happy Mother's Day" means moreThan have a happy day.Within those words lie lots of thingsWe never get to say.It means I love you first of all,Then thanks for ...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

May Garden Update--Herb Garden

The Herb Garden GrowsI stepped outside early Sunday morning and the familiar sight of a garlic in bloom caught my eye, so I had to shoot some pictures.Herb Garden Highlights:Everything is gr...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

Bloomin' Trees & Shrubs

White Antique roseThe first wave of Knock-out roses and Antique roses are coming to an end.  Pat and I dead-headed 3 rose bushes this past weekend.  The other bushes are starting to wind dow...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

Asparagus Fern Update

It's been almost a year since I divided the Asparagus ferns, and they are doing quite nicely:Small pot--it is broken, so this one will find a sturdier home soon.This one is out by the garden...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

Beets, Beet Salad & Lettuces

Nothing like fresh!This week marks the end of the lettuce-growing season for the Boney household.  We've cleared the row for okra and whatever else Mr. Pat will plant.  The beets are filling...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

100th Post: Nostalgia

Trusty wheelbarrowSometimes in the midst of working it is easy to forget some of the things that help you get the job done season after season.  The wheelbarrow full of dead vines has been a...
A Southwest Gardener's Journal · 3d ago

Beautiful Butterflies--2012

I love my butterflies.  Here are a few action shots.  Please understand, butterflies do what they want...not what the photographer wants!!  Many are upside down, but perhaps...I am upside do...