Category Archives: Gardening

Out of the Sunshine

I felt sick yesterday, so I stayed home and on the couch all day. I don’t think I have a fever, and I can still taste things, so I’m sure it’s just a cold. It was the first time in … Continue reading

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Lanai Time

I’ve been staying a little later after school lately. That, combined with earlier sunset, has left me little time on my lanai. Yesterday I tried to leave school a little sooner. It worked! I sat outside and watched the plants … Continue reading

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Pitiful Plants

It’s Friday the Thirteenth! Muah… ha… haaaaa! My mainland friends are telling me it’s getting cold. It’s still hot here. In fact, it’s been hotter than normal. I’d love some cool weather. I guess “the grass is always greener…”, huh? … Continue reading

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Giving In

I often stop at the garden centers of Home Depot and Lowe’s to walk through and look at the plants. It’s so calming. And I never buy anything, because I don’t have room on my lanai for anything new unless … Continue reading

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Magical Mealys

The plants on my lanai are constantly under attack from mealy bugs. They’re small fuzzy white bugs that suck the juice out of the stems and leaves. I spray them with soapy water and they die, but they keep coming … Continue reading

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