Souls in heaven but what about the soil?

God, I know I’ll meet good souls in heaven but what about the soil? Let’s talk about this and what it means to me your faithful garden servant here on earth. Did you know we talk about worm castings here on earth? One of the ugliest most unappreciated creatures on the planet and we go…

Today is January 1st and I’m a Garden Blog celebrating 10 years online

Hey, I’m the garden blog of Flowergardengirl. Today is my 10th birthday. Today is January 1st and I’m a garden blog celebrating 10 years online. I’ve been through a dozen or more changes. I’ve been hosted at 10 different sites with WordPress being my favorite. I’ve grown to include several urls and we have big…

‘Easy Does It’ 2010 All American Rose

I’m growing the 2010 All American Rose ‘Easy Does It’ and that is accurate. It is easy and does it all summer long. This is the third blooming and it has resisted pest and disease. It’s been so hot and humid.  Notice the leaves of deep green and perfect glossiness. Notice how the rose ages…

Castor Bean not for Jack

Jack the bean stalk climber would not be interested in Ricinus communis but I am. I’ve got a serious chipmunk and vole problem and they do not like the roots of the Castor Bean plant. Castor Oil comes from the Castor Bean plant but so does ricin one of the strongest poisons on earth. In…