The other day, I wrote a post about fairy gardens, and I shared a picture of the fairy garden my mom helped me to make before she died. I put it outside, on the porch in the shade, I mentioned that my pretty pink bird house had disappeared. The next day, Grace and I went […]
When my mom was alive and healthy, she took Grace to monthly classes at our local garden center. During one of their classes, they made this fairy garden: They put plants in it (the two in the back, next to the mushroom house) and soil and the pebbles. My mom splurged and got the gazing […]
Yesterday, my girls and I were wandering around the Wal-Mart (we’d gone in for one thing, but it always happens) when I saw a large glass jar. I didn’t see a large empty jar on the shelf; I saw a lush terrarium. So of course, I bought the jar and a couple of herbs. The […]
I was shocked that no one knew the identify of this plant.
I’ve grown up with this plant.
It’s always one of the first plants to pop up in the spring.
I’ve never before been in the forest at the right time to see its flowers.
The flowers are beautiful, but the plant stinks.