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May Dreams Gardens · 2d ago

Garden fairies discuss a dire situation

Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we cannot remember when we last posted on this blog but we know it was a while ago. We are a little miffed that readers didn't clamor for us...
May Dreams Gardens · 6d ago

I took my tree to Tree Court

I took my tree to Tree Court. I'm breaking up with it. Me: Your Honor, this tree has not performed its tree duties in the almost seven years it has been taking up residence in my garden.  ...
May Dreams Gardens · 1W ago

Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day - May 2017

Welcome to Garden Bloggers' Bloom Day for May 2017. Here in my USDA Hardiness Zone 6a garden in central Indiana, we are enjoying a spring with plenty of rain, and the garden looks more lush...
May Dreams Gardens · 2W ago

Sailing through the garden on the good ship 'Rain Again'

Dear Olive, Greetings from the good ship 'Rain Again'. We've had quite the journey through Spring so far. We've sailed along with six or more inches of rain in the last ten days or so, de...
May Dreams Gardens · 2W ago

I am auditioning new mulches for my garden

I did a little bit of mulch/flower shopping on Wednesday, which we now refer to as "the last day between the rains". We got a whole bunch of rain on Saturday and Sunday, and possibly Monday...
May Dreams Gardens · 3W ago

It's been a glamorous week in the garden

It's been a glamorous week in the garden. I spent time nearly every day this past week digging out compost from my three compost bins on the east end of the Vegetable Garden Cathedral. Thos...
May Dreams Gardens · 3W ago

Wildflower Wednesday - Buy Responsibly

Great White Trilliums have been blooming in my garden for the last week or so. This lovely native wildflower goes by the name Trillium grandiflorum, which is easy to remember because these a...
May Dreams Gardens · 4W ago

This Spring Weather is Not Going to Rush Me!

With temperatures barely reaching 60ºF after much warmer days the week before, I suppose you could call yesterday our dogwood winter. That's what the old timers call a cold day in the spri...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

Bulbs and Books

Dear Gardening Friends, Gosh no, those aren't my tulips in the picture, but I sure think they are pretty and I want some for my own garden. I saw these tulips and many others on the grounds...
May Dreams Gardens · 1M ago

A Few Suggestions for Plant Variety Names

I have  few suggestions for plant variety names that would make it much easier for me to remember them. I suspect other gardeners will also find my suggested names much easier to remember, ...