Category Archives: green thumb

gardening, flowers, and any related info on how not to kill a houseplant :-)

a visit with farmer marn

i recently met marnie at the barn where i ride once a week. we were chatting in the tack room, and as we polished our bridles after our lesson this week, i mentioned that my boys were growing and selling … Continue reading

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final harvests and collecting seeds

harvesting the last of the veggies these days, and collecting the seeds for next year. autumn arrives tomorrow. there is something very satisfying about the cycle of things and all that this season brings.  

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tharrr she grows!

pardon the pirate-y vernacular. i’ve done something to my knee, and i’m hobbling along with a bit of a peg leg. it’s getting better really, and the real reason i’m here is to say we went away camping for a … Continue reading

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veggies good, doggie food, sunny mood

our veggie garden is booming! here are the raised beds earlier this spring… and now, the bed on the left… and right…it’s almost too much! you might have noticed the hasty addition of chicken wire around the raised beds. it … Continue reading

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seedling sale success

well, our new raised beds (made last fall) are now almost full with seedlings. this is a photo just after putting the tomato seedlings in. it’s almost full now, but there are a few empty spots and i’m not sure … Continue reading

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