I have many projects to keep me busy during the winter months when gardening life is on hold, or in slow-motion. Even so, I still enjoy moments that reconnect me with the orchard and herbary. Read more
A small but useful iron fence
Delineates the inner courtyard Read more
It’s over for another year
As greens are shifting far and near Read more
It was a very good gardening year. Read more
The herb garden expanded nicely this summer. Read more
If you have a garden, you have fauna. Oh yes! Read more
Eat your greens.
Now… eat your purples! Read more
Planted near a wall of brick
were six small seeds of cucumber Read more
These sweet snow peas
with grated cheese Read more
I had purchased a package of Passiflora incarnata seeds, or purple passion flower if you prefer, because I wanted to challenge myself.
Would I be able to keep this type of vine in this temperate climate? Since it’s not hardy enough for this area, I would have to treat a passion flower plant like a greenhouse specimen. Read more