Lemon tree, very pretty

I hope the title of the post put the tune in your head… We planted a lemon tree last weekend! I am so excited! We’ve been wanting to plant one ever since we bought this house 6 years ago, but there are always house projects (it was a fixer-upper) and this one was on the […]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! Enjoy your special day. These photos are from my favorite plant, the Matilija Poppy. It grows like a weed, and hardly needs any water, just a lot of sun. Perfect for southern California. Wishing everyone a sunny day.

My herb garden

I received this herb garden as a birthday gift from a friend. Isn’t it beautiful? I am SO excited! Now I’ll have fresh basil, thyme, and marjoram to use all summer. That’s Walter the Owl in the background. My friend laughed a little when I exclaimed “Did you make this?” I think she meant that […]