- 5:33 pm Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 by Staff Writer
What a weekend I had!
For starters there was an abundance of beautiful sunshine and unseasonably high temps that crossed over into the 80’s. The sun warmed my back, my face, and deep within. It was so welcome after a cold, rainy, spring!
On Saturday I hit a neighborhood-wide garage sale with my sis, niece and nephew (in-law.) What fun and what bargains! I found a dresser for my on-the-way grandbaby, ladders for fruit picking and other farm tasks, and some amazing jewelry.
My sis got a much needed lawn-mower, leaf blower, and extension ladder (home ownership!), and Charisa & Nick scored a [More]
- 12:18 pm Friday, May 11th, 2018 by Staff Writer
Garden Wars are ON!
Each year I challenge family and friends to this little competition… an opportunity to show off, boast, post, and bs our way through spring, summer, and fall.
In reality, it’s just a way to get and keep our enthusiasm for growing going, and enjoying the fruits of our labors.
We really kicked it off this week after the sun not only came out, but stayed with us for a few days. Everything came bursting to life around us.
My entry was by way of the most fragrant lilacs I’ve ever met. Producer Janey rubbed her petulant pink rhododendrons in my [More]
- 11:56 am Friday, May 4th, 2018 by Staff Writer
“What potent blood hath modest May.”
– Ralph W. Emerson
Potent blood indeed. May is here, the month where the world is positively BURSTING with new life. Even those areas of our country that have had an on-going winter cannot deny that spring is on it’s way.
There are leaf buds and flowers everywhere but the arctics right now, and even there, I bet you’d be able to find a little patch somewhere that wasn’t frozen particularly solid.
Our newsletter schedule missed May Day by 24 hours, but I hope yours contained at least the thought of Maypoles and May baskets, and better [More]