Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we are doing what everyone does in January. We are going through all the seeds to determine if Carol has enough for this spring, summer, and fall. We do this every year and usually have to then give Carol subtle clues to order her seeds because she tends to wait until later to order them. No, we cannot and will not tell you what those subtle clues are as that would reduce their effectiveness—their magic—if people knew about them. We are … [Read more...] about Garden Fairies Take Inventory of Seeds
Garden fairies here! We are garden fairies and we cannot be left behind. We would like everyone to know that we followed the breadcrumb trail from Blogger to Wordpress, and here we are! Did Carol think we would find this new location? Did she think for one fleeting minute that we'd never post again? Was she going to go looking for us if we didn't eventually show up here? All good questions but now that we are here, they are moot questions. We are garden fairies. The only relevant question … [Read more...] about Garden Fairies Find the New Location
"Whoa, Nellie," I said to myself. "Those crocuses are sure multiplying and making a nice display in late autumn."And indeed they are.I assure you that I didn't plant that many autumn crocuses which could mean only one thing.Garden fairies here! We are garden fairies and we are pleased and chuffed to bits that Carol noticed how many crocuses we managed to make bloom this late in the year.For a while, we thought the rain was going to wash out our big display, but then a nice day came along … [Read more...] about Those Autumn Crocuses!
Garden fairies here!How do you like what Florene and Flora did to these zinnias? They are quite proud of how they made the colors fade on the petals. We would love to tell people what variety of zinnias these are but once again, Carol disappoints as she no longer has the seed packets. Nor did she make a list of the zinnia varieties she planted.And the writing on the plastic labels she used to mark where she planted each variety of zinnias has faded to the point she can just … [Read more...] about Garden Fairies See and Tell
Garden fairies here!We are garden fairies and we are here to do our part to keep this blog active and interesting, with most of the emphasis on the interesting part.Let us provide a few updates which we think you will find interesting.See, there it is! Interesting. Again.We are garden fairies.Our main update is that Carol continues to be lazy. Oh sure, she was thinking she was "all that" when she spread those first nine bags of mulch, but since then? Nothing. Still nine bags to spread.But … [Read more...] about Garden Fairies Provide More Evidence
Garden fairies here. We are garden fairies and we have decided to post again since we have not posted in a while and also Carol has decided that there should be more frequent posts on this blog than in the past little bit so here we are on our usual Sunday evening, doing our part. However, Carol isn't going to let this post get published until Monday morning because she has got in her head that posting every other day is enough and she already posted yesterday, without our approval we should … [Read more...] about Garden Fairies Discuss a Fairy Garden (and other stuff)