Monthly Archives: April 2014

The best things in life are free….

…and you can give them to the birds and bees… Full confession: I have been writing this blog for over a week now. Last week was one one those weeks where it was just one  surprise after another. Each time … Continue reading

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The bees are back!

My personal happiness level went up about 27 percent this weekend with the arrival of the bee hive!  This is the second year that we sponsored a hive from Bring Back the Bees. Art, Bryn and Trey unloaded the hive … Continue reading

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Dreaming of blue delphiniums

Last summer I had a dream that I walked up the steps to the back of my yard, and the entire area around my compost bins was completely overgrown with a field of shoulder-high blue delphiniums. Such a strange dream … Continue reading

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First Favas and SBT (small blue things)

Spring is my favorite season to spend in the garden. Every day this last week I’ve spent time removing dead foliage, weeding or just taking pictures of spring blossoms. The first fava beans and peas have started to push up … Continue reading

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