Nan Ondra

Picture This Winners for May

– Posted in: Garden Photography

First, a big thanks to those who threw their hats into the ring this month without having an official judge. I did tell you, though, that there would be a judge or judges who would select a winner based strictly on what grabbed her. The two lucky judges this month are Nan and myself. We each had [...]

October Happenings and Tidbits

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
Fall grasses at chanticleer-resized

Who would have ever thought that fall would be upon us so quickly? I don't know about all of you, but my summer just sped by. For those of us living in extremely hot, dry climates, we're waiting for the first rains of the season to give some relief to our drought-ridden gardens, to bring [...]

August 2009 Happenings and Tidbits

– Posted in: Miscellaneous
Chanticleer-blue Adirondack chairs and hydrangeas in July

It has been one funky summer weatherwise. The East coast appears to be having one of the  wettest and coolest summers on record. In speaking with some colleagues in England, they've  had non-stop rain for the past 30 days with absolutely little to no sun. Mediterranean countries are experiencing hot and dry summers. Even in Israel,  it is considered to be [...]