'Martha Washington' Petunia from Burpee Seed
Every year I claim that I am going to start my own petunias from seed, but until this year, I've had to battle limited room and an inquisitive cat that likes to nibble on seedlings. With my new mini greenhouse - that comes with a plastic cover - I don't have an excuse anymore.
The 'Martha Washington' petunia is NEW for 2013 and can be purchased from Burpee Seed. It looks like just the petunia for the project. Although I've never been a fan of double petunias, I fell in love with the delicate pink and white of this petunia and think it will make an attractive addition to my container gardens.
For more information about this adorable double petunia , see my article 'Martha Washington: New petunia variety for 2013.
Until next time . . . HAPPY GARDENING!
angellea (glitterbug) via Flickr
Making a fairy jar with a picture of that special someone is a delightful way to add a touch of whimsy to your home while you wait for gardening season to begin. These make great gifts for any season and can be tailored to any theme. Think Easter bunnies and eggs, an assortment of hearts, seashells, or simply spring flowers.
These adorable jars make the perfect gift for Grandmothers and relatives or that special little girl on your list.
For more ideas visit my fairy garden pages.
Until next time . . . HAPPY CREATING!
In honor of the first big winter storm here in Maine, I took the time to add resources for bird feeding. If you are as thrilled to see brightly-colored birds at your feeder as I am, you might want to take a moment to browse through the video and article links for more information on bird feeding.
I wish I could say that the beautiful cardinal in the photo was from my garden - but it's not. Although others in my local area attract cardinals to their feeders, I have not been successful. But, I haven't given up hope. Perhaps this year will be the year when cardinals flock to my feeders.
In light of the winter storm raging outside my door, here are a few reminders for taking care of your birds during and after a big snow storm.
Before the storm:
After the storm:
Until next time . . . HAPPY BIRD FEEDING!
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