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What is this life...

What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

“Leisure” – W H Davies

I have, as I have said recently, been seeing more butterflies in the garden this year. 262 more words

Hope for the Future

Today I processed the latest harvest of tomatoes. I froze some of them and harvested seeds from the rest.

Right now it looks like someone had a bad accident on paper towels on my counter in the kitchen. 192 more words


Missing My Mix

I planted my first vegetable seeds this weekend. I had planned on planting them last weekend, but when I looked at my garden notebook from previous years, I decided it was a few days too early. 277 more words


Growing Things: Strengthen your trees to fend off harmful birch leafminer

Q: I need some urgent help and was hoping you could provide me with some advice. We have birch burrowers and we don’t want to lose our tree, but an arborist is just too expensive. 723 more words


Rain or Shine

No matter the weather. Harvest goes on. That includes those of us who volunteer weekly to harvest vegetables at our community garden. Perishables destined for the… 587 more words