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Spring planting underway!

We started the garden on April 22, Earth Day, with a crew of helpers. A pickup load of compost filled or topped off the beds and planting ensued! 236 more words

Children's Gardening

The Garden in Early May

I am pruning the Dogwood, well some if them at least. I like to leave some until after they flower, although I know  that if I cut them back now I can plunge the cuttings in the soil to make new plants and the remaining stems with be deep red next autumn. 625 more words

Country Wisdom

a chicken hiccup and a veggie harvest

Oh how I love our new baby chicks!!! We received them last Monday and have gotten behind I’m sharing due to working 12 to 16 hour days. 372 more words

Bought A Farm

planting and growing 

Everything is growing like crazy now in this crazy beautiful April weather of alternating (heavy) rains with 65-78 degree sunny days, at least for here. The peas and raddishes, kale, lettuce and chard, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and herbs are having a race to see who can get the biggest and tallest fastest, and so far the peas are winning. 684 more words

Bought A Farm


I just love the summer, don’t you?

I have slowly been having a sort out in the garden as many things have lost their colour or rotted, the bin was full last week! 224 more words


The Garden in April 2018

“There is always Music amongst the trees in the Garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.”

Minnie Aumonier

The month of April included all four seasons – cold, rainy days, storms and at long last glorious sunshine! 458 more words


Great! More snow! said no one in April, ever

As it turns out, there was NO NEED to panic over Spring’s imminent arrival. Instead, a lesson in patience and gratitude for more time to get ready. 282 more words

Children's Gardening