Small white flowers on Stalks

Small white flowers on Stalks

It rained heavily the other day and a couple of the dried-up palm stalks fell into our garden. I was going to throw them away but one of them reminded me of a sea fan for some reason and I thought maybe I could make something out of it. I’ve been seeing a lot of sea fan art lately, mostly framed and I really like it. It was a little too busy and three-dimensional, so I trimmed a lot until I got something that was more or less flat and a lot simpler looking. Cost Breakdown: $0 …

Small white flowers on vine

Small white flowers on vine

The wild grape vine is truly a vining plant; this means it has no solid, upright trunk. This climbing, multi-stemmed vine can grow so well it can totally envelop bushes and trees. Although the wild grape vine is also known as the riverbank grape, it grows well in locations other than riverbanks. There are dozens of species of wild grapes found growing throughout the world. All are perennial, woody vines that are deciduous. Grape vines grow thicker and higher than most other native …

Small white flowers Oregon

Small white flowers Oregon

Indian Plum, Oemleria cerasiformis For those among us that only measure the worth of something by its utility to humans, this shrub is probably only, at best, to be admired for its racemes of white pendulous flowers, that are unfurled as small white flags--as both to mark the surrender of winter as well as to herald in the arrival of spring. In bloom its drooping, one centimeter wide, greenish white flowers emerge just ahead of its new, fresh, leaves. Yet these green leaves still …

Small White Flowers on my Buds

Small White Flowers on my Buds

In the backyard today, I finished tidying up and loosening up soil from yesterday s work. No it was not in the vegetable patch, but all my potted plants on my list. The rose bushes and miniature roses are budding, it is the time for feeding with rose fertiliser. Ideally the roses have to have complete fertiliser soon when the new growth leaves are appearing (late winter or early spring), then followed by putting specific rose fertiliser when they are budding. This way you will …

White flowers 4 pointed petals small

White flowers 4 pointed petals small

From Clover is easy to use and makes Kanzashi flower making a fun and easy task. At a trade show I attended, I stopped by the Clover Mfg. booth to see what was new and found out that Clover had released some new Kanzashi Pointed Petal Extra Small Flower Maker templates in January 2012. These are significantly smaller (extra small flowers are 1 1/2 ) than the ones they had previously released (regular size flower 3 ) and are perfect to use for making jewelry and hair pins like …

Small tree white flowers red berries

Small tree white flowers red berries

Sambuca’s Fine For Elderberry Wine Start your New Year off right with a glass of elderberry wine or elderberry blossom champagne. Don’t have any? Well, next year then. I started mine off right: I bottled six gallons of elderberry wine, six gallons of cherry wine, and a leftover gallon of apple wine this morning. Most of the wine, but not all of it, made it into the bottles… As it should be. After all, it is New Year’s, and I am cooking a goose with wild rice stuffing (mixed with …

Small white flowers Florida

Small white flowers Florida

Description - Native Florida lily, Alligator lily is a herbaceous perennial 2 feet or less in height which is also endemic to Florida. Alligator lily blooms in the summertime, producing its distinctive white flowers on stalks which more often exceed the height of the succulent, strap-like leaves.