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Out my kitchen window

Sometimes I need to look out my front door rather than out my kitchen window. Today was one of those moments. What a show I was gifted with. The sunrise was a ribbon of colors that would be very hard...

 

Travel provides eye candy for gardeners

Looking out the kitchen window, there is still a lot of color in the flower garden. Flowers just aren't as vigorous as they were a few months ago. I was fortunate to recently view some wonderful...

 

Out My Kitchen Window

Looking out my kitchen window I see there is a change in the August garden. It's rather gradual but it's there. The first noticeable visual is the green tones. Don't get me wrong, the flowers are...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Lifestyle    July 28, 2022

Out My Kitchen Window

Lantanas are blooming their little hearts out. They love the hot, humid days of July in Nebraska. Humidity occasionally fogs over the view out my kitchen window but, as it slides off, we are...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Lifestyle    June 23, 2022

Out my garden window

I love the sound of a sprinkler on the garden. The spit, spit, spit of water lets me know the day will warm up, corn will continue to grow in the fields and my garden will also thrive and surprise me...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Lifestyle    May 26, 2022

Out My Kitchen Window

I started my day looking out the kitchen window at the spring green of grass, iris, peony plants and the leaves on trees. May offers such a pretty green in the landscape. The early iris are blooming i... Full story

 
 By Bev Wieler    Lifestyle    April 21, 2022

Out my kitchen window

The sun is shining and the temperature is above freezing. As I look out the kitchen window things are slowly greening up. A pot full of happy little pansies were added recently and they are showing of...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    March 17, 2022

Out my Kitchen Window

March can be a gray month. The grass is still brown and crunchy. No flowers sprouting. Occasional sunless days. When the sun does shine through my kitchen window, I get anxious for spring planting....

 

My eyes were twinkling with reflections of love bouquets

As I look out the kitchen window I can't get excited about a Ground Hog's prediction. It is February in the Nebraska garden and it is cold and, except for birds at the feeders and cats playing in the...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    January 13, 2022

Outside My Kitchen Window

Kicking off the new year in one degree weather, looking out my kitchen window was, truthfully, “warm” as I went from the window to a recliner and sat in front of the television, watching the Rose...

 

Enjoy winter color indoors and...

I never get tired of watching birds out my kitchen window. At times, there's a large flutter of blue jays, yet other times, I catch a glimpse of red from Mr. Cardinal. Equally as pretty is Mrs....

 

Trip to Colorado offers colorful view

A recent trip to Colorado gave me time to enjoy the fall colors before a hard freeze zaps the show from shrubbery and trees. The burning bushes were an intence blazing red while many trees dotted the...

 

Out My Kitchen Window

It's 55 degrees this September morning and I'm greeting the day with a cup of hot cocoa. I'm a cocoa fan rather than a cup of hot coffee. Despite the cool temperature I have my kitchen window open as...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    August 12, 2021

The emotions of flowers are right...

Did you realize that there are flowers that evoke different emotions? Looking out my kitchen window, I usually smile as I look at my flower bed. When walking in the garden, I smile too, unless a weed...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    July 15, 2021

Out My Kitchen Window

Looking out my kitchen window, it's bloom time in the garden and I want it to continue all year round. The only way to do that in Nebraska is by getting out the camera. It also means being patient as...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    May 13, 2021

Blankets and boxes are out My Kitchen Window

BEV WIELER April showers have brought May flowers and I can hardly wait for blooms that fill out the rest of May and lead us into June and summer in the garden. There was a little set back recently...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    April 22, 2021

What color will prevail in this year's garden out my kitchen window

BEV WIELER It’s April and I’ve walked through my garden checking if bushes are leafing out and watching as each day more color appears on tulips buds. Tiny grape hyacinth flowers seem a much...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    March 18, 2021

Out my garden window

I heard it, then what followed was the rain. We are in the first part of March and I feel it was a spring thunderstorm as I was hearing thunder. Before I woke for the day, I just knew I would be able...

 

Out my kitchen window

A blanket of snow covers the view out my kitchen window and inside the numbers on the outdoor thermometer are frighteningly low. On my kitchen counter, a willow branch is covered with soft puffs of...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    January 21, 2021

Out my kitchen window

I’m enjoying the now view of my flower garden out my kitchen window. If you are wondering what could be worth looking at out there, I’ll try to describe it. Despite being covered with white...

 

Out my kitchen window

My house has a deep nutty aroma wafting from the kitchen. It’s pine cones in the oven. I’m getting ready for the holidays and that includes baking pine cones. I don’t have a family recipe for th...

 

Flowering kale gives November color

The final annuals have been pulled and perennials that still stand in the garden are drained of color as November is here. There does remain one spot of color as I look out my kitchen window. The...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    October 8, 2020

Out my kitchen window

There’s a rustle as I walk through the flower garden. It’s autumn and leaves are scattered on the ground. Moving indoors and looking out the kitchen window, the color in the flower garden has chan...

 

Give plants a good drink before winter

With the recent rain, I’m able to look out my kitchen window and still enjoy color in the flower garden. Just a few weeks ago I was ready to pull flowers out and hope for the best for wintering over...

 
 By Bev Wieler    Opinion    August 20, 2020

Changes are coming

The landscape is changing outside my kitchen window. The greens have started to take on a different tone. Many flowers are reaching maturity. In the vegetable garden, red tomatoes fill the line of...

 

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