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. […]

Here’s to a bountiful Fall harvest.

Things have been a bit hectic, and my allergies have been bad – even by my standards. However, I’ve been trying to keep busy in the yard and keep up with our veggie garden.  And so far, what I’ve noticed is that I have better luck with Fall crops than with Spring crops. Maybe it’s […]

Critter Control Sans Dog.

As you know, if you follow my blog, we lost our dog in May.  I still miss her, and I knew she was an active hunter.  But I didn’t realize just how great of a hunter she really was, or just how good she was at her job.  I’m finding out that critter control was a […]