Hey Everyone! I know it’s super hot and humid outside but it’s still a great time to garden. Here are Tips from an 8month pregnant lady for successful summer gardening! Get out in the garden super early or the late evening when it is cooler. I also will garden right after a passing rain shower […]
Cyclamen Bowl for Christmas
Are you looking to add a POP of color into your drab winter landscape. Well I’ve got the thing for you Bright Red winter hardy Cyclamen in a gorgeous dark green pot.
The summer heat has officially hit us here on Gulf Coast and boy howdy it’s a shock to my system every year. I did lots of planting this spring and I’m sorta dreading having to water everything. I tried out some new things to help my plants retain water and so far it seems like […]
Lawn Care Tips: Weeds Edition
Are you starting to notice pesky weeds popping up in your lawn? Are you ready to go grab some herbicide to kill them? I encourage you to, STOP, collaborate and listen, before going after those herbicides you see advertised on TV. Weeds are portrayed as the evil villains in the landscape but like most villains […]
Tales from a Novice Gardener
I am a novice gardener, yes I know how in the world could the daughter of Rolf and Anita Nelson be a novice gardener…well you know how sometimes when your parents are really into something you are super super not interested in it. That was the case with me till about five years ago and […]
It’s Fall Y’all!!!!
Oh Happy First Day of Fall to you all!!! The summer days have finally come to a crawl. Cooler temps are on the way, At least that’s what they say, I am ready to begin my toil, and get down into the soil. Time to plant all my new shrubs, I hope I don’t have […]
Meet the Newest Member of the Nelson Crew!
Hey Everyone! I’ve been absent from blogging as of late because there is a new Nelson in the Nelson Crew! My husband Nick and I welcomed our son Revan (pronounced like Heaven) Nolan Gonzales on May 10th. Revan, is Rolf and Anita’s 6th grandchild and Karen’s first grandchild! I haven’t done much gardening because I’ve […]
How to Troubleshoot Your Disappearing Fountain
Here is a super helpful and handy checklist for what to do if your Disappearing Fountain appears to not be working: NO WATER COMING OUT OF THE FOUNTAIN Does the fountain have power/water? If you don’t think you are getting power, check the GFCI by pressing the test and reset buttons on the outlet. Use […]
Have you ever just gotten super hacked off? Well this Saturday I was so hacked off! I had enough and it was time to get even! Well, I guess I should explain myself and give you some background. It all started in October when my husband Nick and I bought a home. Now the previous […]
The Christmas Count Down Begins!!!
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me……… well Nelson’s doesn’t have a partridge and a pear tree soooo I’m going to mix up this classic Christmas song and make it about winter gardening (ish I did my best)!!! Please sing along! Also if this post gets 100 Likes/comments by Next […]