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Christmas Napkins!

During winter when not much is going on in the garden many of my friends turn to indoor activities like sewing or knitting. This little project makes a nice gift or works well on your own table as well! To make 8 napkins purchase one yard each of two coordinating fabrics. Cut out 8 half circles wide enough to fit… Read more →

gin’gilli’s Vintage Home in Geyserville…Oh Yes!

If you like vintage….I mean vintage anything…head to Geyserville now! Today, on a leisurely Sunday drive, we headed to Geyserville to take a look around and check out parking for the  Lighted Tractor Parade coming on November 29th. I remembered a little vintage shop I’d seen years before so we headed north on the main street and stopped by.  Oh… Read more →

Fall Container Re-Do

Fall is a great time to walk around the garden and clean,touch up or replace containers and plantings.  Sometimes by the end of summer a container planting is pretty much done and it’s time to remake it. I picked up this little set of bird nests last summer in a thrift store and planted it with succulents: Unfortunately, by the… Read more →

Yosemite Fall Colors!

Even a die hard gardener has to leave the flowers, veggies and chickens behind for a weekend now and then. Noticing a Facebook post about the fabulous fall colors in the high Sierras around Mono County and Yosemite National Park we took off early on Saturday morning and just five hours from home found ourselves in one of the most… Read more →

Fall in the Garden

Someone asked me recently, “so, is anything going on in your garden in the Fall?”. Well, I took a walk outside in the backyard this morning, camera in hand, to find out. And, I remembered why I love fall: The Second fig crop is coming on… Flowers are still blooming including Roses, Alstromerias, Forget-me- nots and Dahlias: Pesto is still… Read more →