This week's look back at Finn McSpool's Hawaiian Adventure takes him away from the beautiful beaches and bustling towns of West Maui and whisks him off to the slopes of a volcano in East Maui where he got into a little trouble at the Kula Botanical Gardens. Some Back Story Now, before we start this … Continue reading Finn McSpool’s Treacherous Trip to Kula Botanical Garden
Since Finn McSpool is busy with a DIY project that isn't quite ready to show off to the world yet, this week seemed like the perfect time for another garden stroll post. Unfortunately, my garden tour took a side trip into the bowels of hell. Or at least it seemed like a fiery inferno when … Continue reading A Hellacious Garden Stroll
That's right, I've made it all the way around the sun yet again (and yes, Bono and I do share the same birthday, which for some reason is a bit of trivia I love to brag about)! As if being another year older isn't depressing enough, my vacation is over and I've returned with no … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me…Now What?!
Since my garden in winter resembles something that Shrek might crawl out of at any moment, I start suffering from floral color deprivation around mid-January. To alleviate my symptoms I could stick clumps of fake flowers around my yard. Add in a few pink flamingos and I would be the talk of the neighborhood. Or, I … Continue reading Two New Bits O’ Botanical Art
Well, the weather here Portland isn't exactly get-out-in-the-garden weather, but that's no reason to not continue on our virtual garden tour of Kew Gardens situated just a short Tube hop away from the heart of London. The previous two weeks, we've roamed around Kew's Palm House and the other glass houses that are pretty impressive, but … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday – Kew Gardens Part Three (UK)