Today I learned from my locker room/gym buddie, Candi, who has been helping me with gardening tips, that Marigolds make a good insect repellent. Just snap off one of the heads and rub it on your skin. I tried it and it works. You just have to apply often, but it’s better than applying poison, and it’s a good way to put those dead heads to use.
My “Easter Lily” bloomed again!
All you professional gardeners must be dying to let me know that this is not an Easter Lily. In the locker room this morning (making this official locker room news), I was very nicely told that Easter Lilies are white.
OK ok. This is the lily that I got for Easter. So it is MY Easter Lily!
Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count
Through chit chat in the locker room this morning (thank you Pam and Susan), I became aware of this birding event that any bird lover can participate in! I love birds! There’s something soothing and relaxing about watching them zoom in and out at the feeders. They all just seem to get along, taking turns and being nice to each other! Continue reading “Audubon’s Great Backyard Bird Count”
How do I love thee….let me count the ways!
A few weeks ago I shared the cutest card idea with two of my best locker room buddies – Sue and Robin! I hope they are busy making their cards this week! If you are looking for a fun and fast idea to show the one you love all the ways you love them….try this idea!
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Madame Sherri Forest
Tonight in the locker room, I overheard a couple of women talking about this great little hike out in Chesterfield, the Madame Sherri Forest. I’ve hiked there several times. It is beautiful any time of year, and dogs are welcome. Continue reading “Madame Sherri Forest”