Archive for the ‘Home + Garden’ Category

Summer Flowers

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on June 30th, 2015 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  2 Comments

Just for the record, my coneflowers and black-eyed susans look amazing right now!

Outdoorsy Stuff

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on May 19th, 2015 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  16 Comments

Back in the fall of 2013 I planted some tea plants, and I was hoping to be able to do a series of posts on growing, harvesting, and processing the leaves into green, black, and oolong teas. Unfortunately things haven’t worked out as I planned. Two of my three tea plants are still alive, but […]

Pencil Cactus

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on May 7th, 2015 under Home + Garden Tags: , , ,  •  14 Comments

I recently added a new houseplant to my collection. A pencil cactus! How cool is this little guy?

Lucky Clover

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on April 28th, 2015 under Home + Garden Tags: , , , ,  •  8 Comments

Grass doesn’t grow well in my shady yard, so I’m not exactly a lawn snob. Maybe you could call my lawn “creative”? Any green thing that will grow and cover the dirt is pretty much okay by me. The front yard is nearly completely covered in a moss carpet (with a smattering of assorted weeds), […]

Spring Chicken Update

Posted by Amanda (wit & whistle) on April 10th, 2015 under Home + Garden, Life Tags: , , , ,  •  9 Comments

It’s time for a spring chicken update! The girls made it through the winter just fine, and they learned to love the hot oatmeal I brought them on cold mornings. One particularly cold day I cut the fingers off a mitten and made a hat for Margo to protect her voluptuous comb from frostbite, but she […]

 

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