Stephanie shares memories of walks with her grandmother, Rose Behnke, in Burtonsville, Maryland as a little girl.
Feed the birds! Winter, especially it is important to feed your back yard friends. A bird feeder or two maybe even three will make the birds very happy and the bonus is you will be able to watch them from the compfort of your own home. Or tent as some people do.
Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day besides a box of chocolate. Take a trip to your local independent garden center to check out all the different ways to say, "I love you!" With plants, of course!
I have been spending a lot of time looking at all the different early vegetable seeds for our Spring garden these past few days. I think I am more of a dreamer than an actual doer.
Once upon a time, there was a whole world of tiny miniature fairies and their animal friends in a land far, far away. As time went on, these magical fairies decided they wanted to spread their joy throughout Earth, and the art of Fairy Gardening began.
My husband and I have seen more and more American Bald Eagles getting closer and closer to where we live. Driving down the driveway, one of these majestic birds flew right in front of my windshield.
It is said that “familiarity breeds contempt.” I think contempt is a strong word. We do crave things that are new. But most of us dine on the familiar or “comfort food” most of the time. It’s the same with plants.
Finally, after 41 years of marriage, children, and grandchildren, I had a blowout cookie decorating day. Now it is not that I don’t bake cookies, the problem is they end up eaten before we can save them for a grand event.
The other day I decided to try to make a video of just how to make a Behnke Bow. Hours later, I figured out that no one actually makes a bow like we were all taught.
If you are stuck at home, you may as well feed the birds. We have had several feeders up for the last year. We are on a modest suburban lot with some tall trees so we have good habitat for birds.
What is a grave blanket? A good question. Growing up, I never gave graves much thought. Since all the older relatives lived in Germany, there was no cause to visit any graves. Then my grandparents passed away....
Thanksgiving is this week. It will be a different one for my family as I am sure it will be for many of you. We all have had to make adjustments in our lives. This will be the first one in my life that will be just the two of us.