Monthly Archives: September 2012

Oh-So-Easy Crock Pot Tomato Sauce

Oh dear ones, have I shared my oh-so-easy recipe for tomato sauce in a crock pot with you? I promise that this is the easiest tomato sauce you will ever make. Crock Pot Tomato Sauce Fill your crock pot with … Continue reading

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Garden tours make me green with envy

Our local Master Gardeners group recently sponsored a garden tour at a house I’ve been curious about for years. This garden has is only 11 years old and takes up the same space we have. Oh, do we have a … Continue reading

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Fall is in the air

Happy Autumn Equinox! Here at Lydia Street, it is starting to feel like fall. The temperatures have dropped in the evenings and the mums are starting to bloom. For years and years, we would buy potted mums to sit on … Continue reading

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Friday Dog Photo: Stinkeye

Occasionally we’ll get this look from Adia — the one that says “I’m disappointed in you.” This week the look could mean any number of things, but I think it’s because we haven’t blogged enough. Related articles Friday Dog Photo … Continue reading

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Rest and relaxation in the garden

“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” – Ruth Stout Life has been busy these past weeks and I miss being able to sit outside and enjoy the garden. This week I promise myself … Continue reading

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Take a look at these Sea Oats

There’s a touch of fall in the air. The temperatures have been in the 80s during the day and the 60s at night. The garden is beautiful in the fall. The mums are starting to bloom now but what I … Continue reading

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Purple, green and gorgeous

We haven’t tried eating these beautiful Hyacinth Beans but we are certainly enjoying looking at them. The contrasting colors really help make this plant stand out.

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