#Love and #Gardening Go Together

Here’s our yard in February 2014. It’s hard to be excited about gardening, but my husband usually manages to bring a little spring into our home every winter. However, this year he’s had a  few rough months, starting with our trip to Mexico in October. Finally, now in the first week of March, he’s showingContinue reading “#Love and #Gardening Go Together”

Baby, It’s Cold Outside, But Summer Produce is Hot!

It’s that time of year when it’s difficult to imagine the green of a lush garden as we look at the winter vistas outside the window. The seed catalogs arriving daily give us hope that the frozen tundra of our landscape in a few short months will turn into loose dirt ready for planting. AtContinue reading “Baby, It’s Cold Outside, But Summer Produce is Hot!”

A Natural Bird Feeder

By Patricia Zick @PCZick     My husband likes to plant sunflowers around the periphery of the garden. This beauty is a volunteer from years past. Soon it will develop seeds in the center and feed the songbirds in our yard. We don’t leave out traditional bird feeders during spring and summer because it drawsContinue reading “A Natural Bird Feeder”

January Gardening?

By Patricia Zick @PCZick The seed catalogs appear in the mailbox daily now. Today we ordered seeds for broccoli, brussel sprouts, radishes (both red and the long white variety), lettuce, Swiss chard, parsley, basil, and flowers. However, the catalogs came a little late for onions. After consultation with Llewellyn’s 2013 Moon Sign Book, my husbandContinue reading “January Gardening?”