Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Garden Produce

... It's been an all-around challenging year for vegetable gardening -- with some erratic weather to start out and then a long dry spell earlier in the summer.  And yet there are always some successes in any year -- such as beautiful green beans without absolutely no "bean beetle" infestation.   So we continue to enjoy our steady harvest of summer vegetables -- while canning, freezing, pickling, etc. for the winter.  ... Always happy to share some of the bounty !!

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Spring Flower Parade Begins

Always a favorite time here -- when the parade of showy spring flowers gets underway.   After a confused beginning we are back on track...  Here is just a sample from the past week.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring Freeze

After "April-in-February" -- Winter took back control in mid-March.  Early spring flowers got nipped by a few days of heavy freeze. But nature is resilient -- as are we...

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Spring Checks-in a Month Early

Winter seems to have passed us by, and weather conditions have been purely benevolent.  Snow drops are normal for this time, but crocus in full bloom so early with daffodils in tow is quite unusual...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Summer Nostalgia

A look back to this past summer season through the eyes of summertime guest Amy Gray  [SilverPebblePhotography]-- who graciously contributed the following photos: