I had some success propagating new hydrangeas using the bend-down-and-bury-a-branch method. I took a low branch (still attached to the mother plant), scraped off a little bit of the outer green bark layer, and buried that portion under a little bit of dirt and held it down with a big rock so the branch wouldn’tContinue reading “(not so) wordless Wednesday”
I’ve been getting a lot of knitting done. Nothing difficult, but mindless enough that it all comes off easily and quick enough to be satisfying. Aren’t these colors lovely? The shading shifts in just the right way. The big safety pin is holding stitches, waiting for me to come back and add the thumb. IContinue reading “around home”
Any idea what this plant is? They were planted beside a restaurant, so probably aren’t going to get much bigger. (???) I was thinking it’s some kind of magnolia, but I don’t know if any varieties stay small. These blossoms are four-inches across. I would love to plant this early bloomer in my yard!