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Tap Your Tree

We haven’t tapped a tree for a couple years now, but had great success in the past with a silver maple at our old house. This year we decided to tap the big silver maple out front and are looking forward to a tasty treat in a few weeks. 523 more words

DIY

Borage is back

Last year, I sowed borage seeds in the front garden to fill a space – a large space. The borage, with self-seeded phacelia, then took over and smothered quite a few other plants. 100 more words

Gardening

Sunday Homestead Update

Life is beginning to slow down a bit around the homestead, which is so nice and much-needed.  We have sold off some of the extra stock, which decreases the work load, and the Mill is up and running now so the crazy-busy of getting the new business going is subsiding a bit. 522 more words

Gardening

The fickle gardener

Dabbling in indoor gardening during the winter whetted my appetite for a larger project. I soon found myself asking my landlady if I could tear up her garden, hoarding compost and ordering seeds online. 290 more words

Thoughts

Teacup Bird Feeders

I grew up in an environment of “old stuff”–old houses and barns, antique furniture, and heirloom quilts and china.  My grandparents lived next door in the family’s ancestral home, and Grandma Rieley loved antiques.   301 more words

Photography

IT IS THAT TIME AGAIN !

Lilacs, don’t you love them ? I do !

SYRINGA VULGARIS BEAUTY OF MOSCOW, THE BUTTONS ARE LILAC AND WHEN THEY OPEN THE FLOWERS ARE PURE WHITE

Have a great Sunday all !

Gardening