Monthly Archives: October 2013

Banana Update 10/30/13

The first bunch of bananas for this year appeared in September and they are still looking great.  We have had a couple of cool days for Florida but are looking to come close to breaking record highs now. About a … Continue reading

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Oleander Moth Time

The Oleander Moth, also called the Polka Dot Moth, has shown up in my garden.  Personally I think it should be called the Flag Moth.  It is so black that it almost looks blue and in combination with its white … Continue reading

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Crocheted Cape, Hat and Boots for 18″ doll

This little outfit was fun and quick to crochet.   Each year I make outfits for the dolls I purchased my great nieces and I believe this is the first time I have crocheted anything. I purchased this cape pattern from … Continue reading

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What is this Growing in Florida

While out watering my garden today I found this strange plant growing in my garden bed in the front of my house.  Does anyone know what it is?  It looks like some sort of bulb.

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Joanns Coupon for Free Shipping 10/13 and 10/14/2013

What’s better than shopping at JoAnn’s?  Doing it from the comfort of your own home.  This is also a great time to stock up on yarn. Get FREE shipping with a $14.92 minimum purchase through Mon., Oct. 14th when you … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorites – Dragonflies and Damselflies

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Cancer Ribbon Crocheted Scarf and Childhood Cancer

I was introduced to Crochet for Cancer – Sadie Sunshine Chapter through a Facebook friend (actually I have met her in person and she is a sweet person).  This chapter was started by a grandmother whose granddaughter died at 17 … Continue reading

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Update on Banana 10/7/2013

So far the bananas are doing great.  They do have a few “spots” on them.  We haven’t had a lot of rain so I have been watering a bit.  I am a little skiddish about watering since I found I … Continue reading

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Worm Box in Florida

Nothing seems to be conventional in my yard.  I have tried several times to keep a worm box only to fail, until now.  I was going to empty out an old self watering container only to find it filled with … Continue reading

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Long Tailed Skipper Moth Eggs and Larva

While out watering today I saw a long tailed skipper moth on one of my green bean plants and thought it odd.  After checking out the plants carefully, which I try to do every day, I found eggs, larva and … Continue reading

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