Winter’s End

Can it be already two weeks since I sat on the beach, watching our host David water his sea grape transplants on Peter Bay? They needed the help. The height of the dry season, David told me.  I left frozen garden beds under piles of snow, but I could feel them calling to me.It’s notContinue reading “Winter’s End”

Get Ready—

I have something exciting to show you today. Are you ready?  Ok — Tadumm!! WOW!!  The garlic is UP! – isn’t it beautiful? Could it be that last fall’s kale will over-winter and start up again in spring? (Also can someone tell me why the leaves are still being chewed? who knew kale was soContinue reading “Get Ready—”

CEOs Grow their Own?

Salad greens picked this December morning – not that big  a deal for a full-time grower, but we aren’t that. Edward and I struggle to fit gardening into our schedules. He is a CEO and I am a writer, when I am not everything else including landlord, which is my contribution to the cash flow.Continue reading “CEOs Grow their Own?”

Flowers for Chickens and Living Forage

Take a Course at Forested! First of all, I must let you know about my friend LincolnSmith’s workshops series at his forest teaching garden, Forested, this spring – here’s the link!  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/1/#inbox/14cd4a6cf3709800 Flowers for Chickens? Why? This idea is totally stolen from an inspiring website I looked at and have not been able to relocate.Continue reading “Flowers for Chickens and Living Forage”

Winter Babies

Past time. My neighbor Mrs. Q. has had her seeds planted since early February.   Maybe January.  Not that we are competing. I did get mine in while it was still barely February.  It’s easy to waste time looking backwards, wishing you had already done something, or done it better, so I congratulated myself onContinue reading “Winter Babies”