Garden Report

We’re build­ing a lot of stone walls this year. When we first had the lawns and beds installed we didn’t have the time and mon­ey to build the bed walls that we want­ed so we used the black plas­tic edg­ing to keep the grass out of the beds (sort of) This year we’re replac­ing the […]

What’s Blooming

Last week in the gar­den we had: Daisies every­where. The pas­ture is cov­ered with them. On the west side of the house we have the slen­der deutzia in bloom at the back of the herb bed. And sea pinks sur­round­ing the inceeas­ing­ly tall lily stalks. My peonies are almost ready to bloom. Actu­al­ly this pic­ture […]

Bird Feeders Are Now Up

Yes­ter­day I hung the bird feed­ers for the first time this fall. One hulled seed tube and one this­tle tube at the edge of the front yard next to a thick­et of ever­green trees. An ide­al spot. I had put off fill­ing the large sun­flower seed feed­er (off to the left and not vis­i­ble in […]

Garden Report

Hap­py Mother’s Day week­end. Gar­den­ing sea­son now begins in earnest in Puge­topo­lis. We did our part to add to the may­hem. Begin­ning with some addi­tions to the kitchen gar­den. A cou­ple of ser­ra­no chiles, four basils and an even dozen ran­dom let­tuce plants. If we cut only a cou­ple of sal­ads a week this will […]