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It is still January by calendar, but a bud holding its breath, will stir the spirit of spring. Seed catalog time! So many choices, so many companies: a new one or two arriving every day. They all boast and brag … Continue reading
Today’s Eggs Raising a few chickens and growing a garden keeps me perpetually grateful. My eggs are not a perfectly matched, perfectly shaped dozen with a date stamp. On the day they are laid, I gather them gently, still warm, … Continue reading
Japanese Maple Turning leaves signal it is time for end of season housekeeping in my garden. Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the garden with fewer bugs, cooler temps and performing tasks that only feel more permanent now, like … Continue reading
That is the question we are faced with when first starting out with chickens. Three winters ago I was new to chicken rearing. I did what most of us do. I read, researched, planned, imagined, read some more and finally … Continue reading
I like to plant potatoes because I love to dig them up. Digging potatoes is like opening presents! They’re one of my favorite plants to grow. OK, I like to grow potatoes because I really like to eat them too. … Continue reading
I was privileged to grow up surrounded by beautiful English style gardens that my mother created. Very inconspicuously, she cultivated the love of growing plants in me and my sisters. It was the same love cultivated in her by her … Continue reading
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