So many new plants to color A Bitty Better

My dear wife Karen’s weekly food run to the local supermarket got sidetracked. I’d had my suspicion as the clock ticked on, but the text I received from Ballantyne Gardens over on Hopkins Road cemented the deal. I admired the plant in the photo she sent over. Little did I know how much more there’d…

Galeville’s getting green

There’s a coming-out spring party in the backyard of A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. I still don’t quite know what these perennial plants are going to be. More stuff is coming up out front, too. These particular plants were out of the ground a month ago. Then came a big snow…

What will we see coming up at A Bitty Better?

It’s an exciting time at A Bitty Better. My dear wife Karen asked me if I’d seen the sprouts. Out front and in the back. Yes, this February thaw has brought green from bulbs in our new home in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. We moved from The Little Bitty in the Syracuse neighborhood of…

Coming up red and yellow

The reds and the yellows look quite nice sharing space in the hourglass garden in the front yard of our beloved Little Bitty in the Syracuse City neighborhood of Syracuse. And the red bush in the corner of the back porch is springing up rather nicely, too, despite the attention that spot gets from Ellie…

Peony gone, roses step in

The peony season indeed went fast in front of the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Syracuse. When I got home from the board of trustees meeting at the Liverpool Public Library on Wednesday night, my dear wife Karen had even picked up all the fallen blossoms from our lawn. Two weeks, not…

Peony couplets

When I came home to the Little Bitty in the Syracuse city neighbor of Eastwood after a good day at the Liverpool Public Library Tuesday, two of our powerful peony flowers had deemed it time to pop into existence. It was a powerful sight to welcome me around 4:30 p.m. When I pulled the Chevy…