“Like the crack of the whip, I snap attack Front to back in this thing called rap” Oh, hey…forgot myself. 25 years ago, this would have sent me to the dance floor to show off my mad “running man” skills, … Continue reading →
February 14, 2015
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With a little planning; even in the winter, you can make your own homemade liquid fertilizer for your houseplants and any vegetables you grow over the winter. I have shown how to make liquid comfrey fertilizer outdoors in the summer; … Continue reading →
January 14, 2015
by admin Comments Off on What Can We Do?
Creating a Life of Plenty! That is the theme of this blog, much of it has to do with gardening, cooking and home projects and those really make me happy, but it is more than that, it is about creating … Continue reading →
That sounds much dirtier than I planned it 😉 But what I meant is that in our attempt to create a garden that is not only beautiful but also a quality habitat for birds, bees and butterflies we have been … Continue reading →
The winter is a time for reflection and planning. Now that we have our snow and ice, I like to take stock of what worked well in the garden, what could have been better and make plans for the future. … Continue reading →
One of the perennial favorite items in my holiday gift baskets are the burning bundles I make. In addition to the herbal candles, baked goods, preserves and infusions I include in each gift, I include a little magic! I grow … Continue reading →
I often post things about planting, caring for and harvesting from your garden. That is one way of getting what you need from nature. Another way is being immersed in nature, forcing yourself to separate from a very hectic life … Continue reading →
To quote The Carpenters, “we’ll find a place where there’s room to grow”….I am sure that Burt was not writing about nor was Karen signing about gardening, but it totally fits. I added a new vegetable garden bed this weekend … Continue reading →
Beltane or May Day signified to our ancestors the beginning of the summer season. While I celebrate these ancient holidays, the day that really means the clicking of the season is the day I plant my tomato plants. This year … Continue reading →
A couple of months ago I took deep and final cuttings and harvested the balance of my herbs from the herb garden. Some of these bundles were brambled and jarred up for culinary, ceremonial and medicinal purposes. However the bulk … Continue reading →