Category Archives: gardening

Rain & Strawberries

Just an update on the drought here in CA, and it’s good news. I heard on the news ( briefly, I missed the report),the drought is almost over. Not sure exactly what that means, “almost”, but I’ll take it as … Continue reading

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Changed My Background

As you can see, I changed my background and now I’m trying to figure out what should go where.  I wish I had my friend Susan’s knowledge.  She’s such a good friend, every time i get into trouble ( which … Continue reading

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Luffa

You know, I totally forgot to post a picture of the luffa sponge after I got it cleaned etc.  I’ve got about 100 seeds from the one luffa.  I’m going to plant again this year and I really do hope … Continue reading

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Luffa

By the way, the Luffa is still green and I have to wait for it to turn yellow to take it off the plant.  Then I’ll peel it and clean it real good.  It’s not very big, but that’s ok, … Continue reading

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My One and Only Loofa lol

This is the Luffa now, it’s getting bigger and fatter by the day. Unfortunately it is going to be the only one from the looks of things. The nights have been so cool and our days have cooled off a … Continue reading

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The ongoing Luffa Saga

Well, I still have only the one Luffa on all those plants but it’s growing.  Our days haven’t been as warm as they should be and the nights have been pretty cool.  We’re lovin’ it, but the plants aren’t real … Continue reading

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Luffa and a Blossom or two

I went out this morning and found a baby Luffa on my plant!!! yaaaaay!  There are several new blossoms too.  The only problem with the picture is I sprayed for ants the other day and the dead ants are still … Continue reading

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The Difference in Where Plants Are Placed

You know it really does amaze me, how where you put a plant depends on how it grows.   Here are two pictures of the same plant, they came out of the same pot and have 5 in there.  I put … Continue reading

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Growing Luffa’s

Good morning:)  I’ve been outside taking pictures of my Luffa plants.  I decided this year I was going to try my hand at it.  Luffa’s are the rough sponges we shower with?  I always thought they came from the sea … Continue reading

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First Amaryllis in Bloom:)

My favorite plants are beginning to bloom now. The Amaryllis on my back patio. I have two huge pots of them. This one is the younger of the two, I’ve only had it for about 3 years and it’s blooming … Continue reading

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