I have been absent for some time and now I am trying to get back to inspiring others to garden, create, and spread a bit of peace, love, and joy. Visit me at The Garden Frog Gal where I am struggling my way through trying to design the website in my head with absolutely no […]
What are the squiggly lines on my Aquilegia leaves?
What are the squiggly lines on my Aquilegia leaves? They are made from an insect larvae called a leaf miner. This larvae which can be from a sawfly, moth, or other insect is a general term for insect larvae that eats the tissue of leaves. Pesticides usually kill insects and not larvae so spraying is […]
Create a Rustic Picket Garden Planter Box
Have you seen how much planter boxes are for the garden? I have and just the other day I was walking the aisle of The Home Depot where I saw a price tag of $58! So I decided to create a rustic picket garden planter box and share my gardening project with you. For […]
Will my spring blooming tree bloom again in the spring if it bloomed in the fall?
Will my spring blooming tree bloom again in the spring if it bloomed in the fall? Short answer is yes. Nature is resilient and many times the weather plays tricks on the flowers, shrubs, and trees when the weather turns like spring with above average temps both during the day and at night. The dramatic […]
Why are the inner leaves of my Arborvitae turning brown?
Why are the inner leaves (foliage) of my Arborvitae turning brown? Simply put, and in my experience, it is just a shedding process that helps the plant shed its old leaves just as any deciduous tree loses its leaves in the fall. Unless the whole bush is turning brown, this inside browning and shedding is […]