Steady On (into Spring)

It’s been quite a while since I’ve blogged. I’m a bit embarrassed actually, at just how long it’s been. It’s not that I haven’t written anything, there are a few rough drafts floating around between the last one and this one… I just can’t seem to focus long enough to get them reread, edited, and […]

Another Unsuccessful Year in the Garden

I’m pretty sure I should quit trying to be a vegetable gardener; I should just accept my failures and move on. But I keep oohing and ahhing over the beautiful catalogs containing so many tempting and unique varieties.  Especially now, as many of us start planning our fall and winter gardens.  I really do want […]

April (snow) showers bring May flowers?!

Usually, around this time of the year, I start spending much of my free time in the dirt – planting, preparing areas for planting, repairing and updating garden structures, and yes, even weeding.  This year however, the muddy paw prints on the kitchen floor are the only sign that a garden exists in our life. […]