Container Gardening Basics

container gardening basics

Container Gardening Basics- Container gardening is a lovely way to bring color and fragrance to your porch, patios and small spaces. It is perfect for those who do not have yard or garden spaces or who live in the city and want to brighten up their balconies and terraces too. I enjoy having flowers on [read more…]

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 139

cyclamen flower

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is… This lovely and a bit unusual plant called the Cyclamen it has beautiful fucia colored flowers that resemble stars. I received it as [read more…]

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 133

white pitcher

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop- It’s Time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog hop and I can’t wait to see what you link up this week. ♥ My favorite thing this week is… this new pitcher! Many of you know I have quite a variety of white pitchers. I use them for everything and they [read more…]

Easy Flower Arranging

hydrangeas in urn

Easy Flower Arranging – I love fresh flowers in the house, especially in the dining room and master bedroom. When my hubby and I were dating he would bring me fresh flowers every week. ♥ I loved seeing his grin as he presented my new bundle of blooms. But, fresh flowers this time of the [read more…]

Shop Spotlight The French Kiosk

pink tulips

Shop Spotlight The French Kiosk   Bonjour bloggy friends,Today’s’ spotlight is shining brightly on Catherine from the French Kisosk. She is a skillful and artful photographer who sells her Fine Art Photography and Vintage French Treasures in her etsy shop aptly named Welcome to Katherines Corner Catherine, ( great name by the way) your shop [read more…]

Chrysanthemum Autumns Flower

burlap and ribbon wrapped planter

Chrysanthemum Autumn’s Flower I know Autumn is on the way when my chrysanthemums begin to bloom. Autumn’s Flowers arrive and help us welcome the change of seasons with beautiful colors of amber, yellow purple and reds. I wrapped a potted mum for our lovely neighbor across the street. She always shares her baked goods and [read more…]

Wind Chimes, The Sound of Friendship

wind chime crystals

Wind Chimes The lovely sound of music greets me in the early mornings as I step out on the patio. As Izzy greets the morning in the only way dogs do, I sit and listen to the gentle sounds made by the wind chimes in our yard. These are not bongs, or clunks, or bells, [read more…]

Hollyhocks In The Sun

pink hollyhocks

Hollyhocks The heat and water rationing has been taking its toll on our lawn and flower garden. Sadly we have lost several beautiful plants and containers filled with lovelies too. But, the hollyhocks (Alcea rosea) seem happy with the heat and the bright sunshine as they stand tall in all their beauty. Each bloom reminds [read more…]

Green Garden

fresh picked peas photograph

Green Garden It’s the first official day of summer today. Although we have been experiencing “summer like” temperatures over the past couple of weeks. Our garden has a love- hate relationship with the heat. Some plants thrive while others are hanging in there. We are conserving water in our area too. So watering only a [read more…]

Snowballs on the Table

pom pom bush katherines corner

Happy oxymoron day! ( wordy wordless Wednesday) We’ve had some rain recently and our pom pom bush , also known as, snowball bush (Snowball Viburnum Bush) is loving it! I clipped some blooms to bring inside. I always enjoy having cut flowers on the table. Have you brought flowers into your home recently? What kind? [read more…]

A Little Pick Me Up

teacup planter katherines corner

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend.  It is Tid Bit Tuesday …time for over sharing…Many of you know that my beautiful Mother went back home yesterday, after a lovely two week visit. Time flew and it was a pure joy having her here. Especially for Mothers day. I was feeling a bit down in [read more…]

Spring Hat Door Hanger

spring hat door hanger craft katherines corner

Spring Hat Door Hanger- It’s been a long while since I shared anything crafty. I need more hours in the day, giggle. I used to make these hats with my Mother years ago. Instead of a traditional Spring wreath try this easy and pretty alternative.:-) What You Need Straw hat Ribbon Artificial flowers Glue gun [read more…]

I Am A Little Daffy

daffodils in spring katherines corner

It’s oxymoron day! ( if you are new here that’s wordy Wordless Wednesday) But before I get started…I’m hanging my head low, dragging foot across the dirt in front of me and whispering “sorry”. I didn’t make it to everyone at the hop last week. I was so busy making memories I just never really [read more…]

The Promise of Spring

happy spring katherines corner

It’s oxymoron day here at Katherines Corner. Time for a little wordy wordless Wednesday. It’s Spring! The Promise of Spring The promise of spring comes nearer each day The cold harsh winter will pass quietly away The bright yellow tulips will stretch out from the earth A promise of spring and its delicate new birth~ [read more…]

Autumn Wreath

autumn wreath 1

Wordless Wednesday Autumn Wreath ( on a side note-my other blog is being featured today at SITS) See you tomorrow at the Thursday Favorite Things hop, Please invite your bloggy friends too. xo   linking to-naptime momtog,   Please DO NOT leave blog links in the comments, thank you ♥ I do my best to [read more…]

Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 54

thursday blog hop

It’s time for the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop Linky party! Thank you to all who make this blog hop so much fun! I’m happy to have a co host joining me today. My co host is Linda fromTwo Succulent Sisters Please share the hop with your readers and please let me know if you [read more…]