February 2017 Dear Cameron, I know you are busily approaching Spring 2017 with much excitement and anticipation of a full summer garden. You are dreaming of expanding your homestead even bigger, maximizing sun space and growing plants vertically. You are imagining arms full of zinnias and hydrangea, lustrife and coneflower. As you empty the last … Continue reading feb 2017, dear cameron. . .
After I arrived home from work tonight, I journeyed my away around the gardens. It is amazing how an early afternoon shower then warm sun can perk up the plants and stimulate new growth. As I made my away around each bed, I reflected joyfully on the stories of various flowers, vegetables and fruit--why I … Continue reading a story to tell
I've put the gardens to bed and shored up the chicken coop. I've stored the tools and stacked the pots behind the shed. I've left the last of the coneflower dead heads reaching toward the sky, in case finch and chickadee grow tired of the wild seed mix from the local hardware store. I peer … Continue reading wintering