Spring blooms

Spring is definitely here.  The days are warming, as are the overnights (a little too quickly for my taste).  I wake up to the chorus of song birds, and fall asleep to the lovely sound of the spring peepers.  The bunnies, chipmunks and squirrels are frolicking around the yard, and we had our first siting of Mr. Woodchuck... Continue Reading →

Inspiration

I still consider myself a fledgling gardener and as such, I'm open to ideas and inspiration from other, more experienced gardeners.  I admit I have an aesthetic preference for gardens on the wilder end of the spectrum -- country and cottage gardens, woodland walks, open meadows.  I'm not a fan of the contemporary or modern... Continue Reading →

Fall Flowers

I took Friday afternoon off from work to spend some time catching up in the garden.  I was able to get some mums potted and placed on the front steps; always makes me feel as though autumn is on the way.  Then I spent some time weeding and re-locating a couple of young crab apple trees... Continue Reading →

Morning in the woods

"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."    - Henry David Thoreau Nora and I took an hour long... Continue Reading →

We’re Free!

In a June 25th post, I introduced you to two wee little mice that I rescued from one of our chicken coops. They were no more than a week old judging from the closed eyes and tiny size.  For a week or more, until they opened their eyes, Nora and I fed them kitten formula... Continue Reading →

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