I’m back!

To say it’s been an eventful year is an understatement. Some joys, lots of travel and changes. I’m afraid my garden and my blog are

Good enough.

I just don’t like working in my front yard. Despite planting about 40 trees since I moved in, I feel on display for the cars

From Landscape to Homestead

Not sure how it happened, but our 5 acres transformed quickly from a backyard with a vegetable garden and some fruit plants to a homestead.

Back to the Books

OMG! I’ve been talking with Jennifer so much lately that I forgot that my interview about native perennials was with Melissa, who is so very

Foster Orchids have Arrived

Dad at age 90 – Christmas 2007 Two dozen orchid plants traveled back with me from Dad’s greenhouse into my living room – or at


The first day in NW Arkansas was perfect – sunny and 60 degrees, so my 8 year old nephew John Michael and I planted bags