Update On Roses 🌹 2


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It’s been a month since my last update I’m waiting for Peach 🍑 to start putting out buds. There is one, and when it starts to open I will photograph it and post. Until Next Time, Happy Gardening! Please follow and like us:0

Update on Roses


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What I did since my last post. I posted about my roses 🌹 not being healthy on my Facebook page and got helpful tips from family and friends. Here’s what they said. Move the roses 🌹 to a dry, sunny spot. (I moved the roses from the wet side of our lanai (porch) to the … [Read more…]

Buying Roses for Easter Gifts


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I Didn’t Think to Look About 3 weeks ago I brought 5 little bushes of roses in different hues for myself and our daughters for Easter gifts instead of candies . They were in pots covered by wrapping, and in cute ceramic holders. The wrapping and ceramic holder were pretty and festive. The pretty packaging … [Read more…]

The Garden-Update (November 8,2018)


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New Growth  It’s been a hard year for the garden with the powdery mildew, a long cold winter that carried over into spring. Summer was a time to cut everything down and start over. Then the Volcano (Kilauea) erupted giving off lots of VOG that damaged the plants, constant earthquake quakes that took getting used … [Read more…]

Gardening Update-Pennies


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I’m vet happy to report that the pennies have proven to be a successful deterrent! The slugs didn’t get to the Lily’s and they have begun to bloom! I look forward to many more flowers! Here is the first link to my post about slugs Slugs – What I Have Tried to Get Rid of … [Read more…]

Update on My Slug Post


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In my previous post (here’s the link to it:  https://smilemakeothershappy.com/2018/02/14/slugs-what-i-have-tried-to-get-rid-of-them/) I had mentioned that I had hot glued pennies around the bottom of my planter box in which I had planted Lilies in because the slugs had eaten the stem of the flower last year. Here’s a picture of that box and as you can … [Read more…]

Slugs – What I Have Tried to Get Rid of Them


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Now that the green house was up, the seeds put in and things were starting to grow, we thought all we needed to do was to water, prune and fertilize the plants and we’d have lots of delicious vegetables to eat, and lovely flowers to brighten our home in a couple months. WRONG! Our Poor green … [Read more…]

Our Grape Tomatoes 🍅 Are Starting to Produce


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So happy that our grape tomato plants are starting to produce! These are growing in 5 gallon buckets. The others in the hydroponic beds are starting to flower. Hopefully the cold, rainy weather we are having this week won’t harm them. Looking forward to fresh tomatoes for salads, and other dishes soon. Please follow and … [Read more…]

Flowers mirror people’s personalities


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The weather is getting warmer here in Volcano, most days are in the mid 50s so the flowers are starting to bloom inside and outside of the green house 🏡 The orchids above were a gift from a year ago.   The mini pink roses that our 2nd daughter chose 2 years ago as her … [Read more…]

The String (Pole) Beans In hydro beds are growing nicely.


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The pole beans in our hydro beds in our green house are starting to grow! Picked a handful 2 days ago and made a stir fry with it and diced spam. Ono! (Delicious). Looking forward to harvesting more soon!   Please follow and like us:0