I have been up to my armpits in dirt. 8 yards of it to be exact. You might think that ordering a truck full of "Garden Soil" would be pretty straight forward, but you'd be wrong. So was I. Here is what I learned: First off, ORGANIC soil is not 'organic' in the way that … Continue reading Getting the Dirt on Dirt
This is the view I long for come March. It has always been this way - I make it through the holidays and then am plunged into emotional darkness in late January. Back in the late 80's the doctors said I had Seasonal Affective Disorder, in the 90's it was Major Depressive Disorder, in 2000, … Continue reading March Madness
February is About Seeds!
Now is the time to get a head start on growing veggies and perennials by starting seeds indoors. I have gotten serious about starting seeds for the first time – maybe watching things grow has become my way of coping with not being as active! Make sure to look for seed brands and varieties that … Continue reading February is About Seeds!
Bye – Bye, Bees
My hives - both of them - died before winter even hit. The 'Lazy B' hive died because it was weak from the get-go. I should have returned them all the first week I had them. They had everything wrong with them,making me suspect they were the survivors of a hive that had mostly succumbed … Continue reading Bye – Bye, Bees