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...
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...
Salad Greens: Seeds Worth Sowing

Salad Greens: Seeds Worth Sowing

How much do you like to eat salad – and not just iceberg lettuce, but fancy kinds like romaine, endive, butterhead and mustard greens? How much do you hate buying expensive bags of salad at the store? And how often does the bag start to get wilty before you can...
Fairy Garden Workshop

Fairy Garden Workshop

I spent the afternoon at the Idaho Botanical Garden, participating in a Fairy Garden workshop and then taking some photos of the garden. Fairy gardens are little havens for passing fairies (or ones already living in your garden) to stop and rest, hang out, and...
Winding Back Up

Winding Back Up

I love seeing all the daffodils and crocus popping up all over town! Last weekend I was able to get the first seeds of the season sown. I have tomatoes sprouting as I write this! This weekend I will continue with some herbs and maybe some flowers. We’re working...
My Mom’s Garden

My Mom’s Garden

I’ve had kind of a crappy day, and my garden is in sad shape, again. Still. Whatever. So I decided that I’d go through pictures of my mom’s garden I took recently to cheer myself up. And it really worked. My mom’s garden is definitely a huge...