Garden Tour 2012 – House 2

Garden Tour 2012 – House 2

Note: The house numbers I’m using on my posts do not necessarily correspond to the numbers used in the tour. This second house was a lovely retreat and I would love to spend more time there (and use some of the ideas in my own garden)! The tour started with this...
Garden Tour 2012 – House 1

Garden Tour 2012 – House 1

Note: The house numbers I’m using on my posts do not necessarily correspond to the numbers used in the tour. The annual Garden Tour was this past weekend and since the tour was later in the summer than usual, everything was really blooming! It was very warm, too. My...
Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Happy first day of Summer! What a beautiful day already. We’ve had such wild and windy weather so far this year, I wonder what Summer has in store for us. It will be an adventure, I’m sure. I’m very proud of all we’ve done in our backyard. We...
May Book Club

May Book Club

For May, I read Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution by Thomas McNamee. I had a hard time getting into the book for some reason – I think maybe it would have been more...
Here We Go!

Here We Go!

We completed our garden expansion the first weekend in June and I’ve been working since then to get everything planted! At last, everything is in the ground and settling in. Our kitty, Hazel, sure enjoys the garden as well! She likes to chase the bees and...