Finally!!! A Spring Day

We are finally getting a real spring day here and it couldn’t come at a better time. There is a lot to be done outside and we are armed with supplies to get it done. Last year we completed a deck and patio project.   That project now requires some landscaping be done and IContinue reading “Finally!!! A Spring Day”

Record Breaking Winter May Cause Delays

Thanks to the snow storm that moved thru over the weekend, we have now broken a record for the most snowfall. The previous record was 52.5″ and this year we’ve now had 53.4″ of snow. Sadly, it doesn’t appear we’re done with the snow as we have more snow forecast mid-week and this weekend.  Ugh!!!! However,Continue reading “Record Breaking Winter May Cause Delays”

There is Snow on the Ground

But it’s spring in our house. I ordered and received our seeds a few weeks ago and we were ready to get our seedlings started.  Lili, hubby and I carefully planted tomato, tomatillo and pepper seeds in their little pots and under the lights they went. Last year was our first attempt at starting our own seedlingsContinue reading “There is Snow on the Ground”

Oh For the Love of Seedlings

We are quickly approaching garden season here.  Although looking at the lingering snow on the ground, feeling the sting of the cold winds and watching the sky as more snow begins to make its way here, one would find it difficult to believe that any gardening will be happening soon.   Yet,  it’s almost time for meContinue reading “Oh For the Love of Seedlings”

The 2014 Garden

Last year we got our vegetable garden up and running again.  For a number of reasons, it had been dormant for several years and with each passing year I missed it more and more.  Okay, I didn’t miss the weeding so much, but I certainly missed the ability to walk out my back door to retrieve ingredientsContinue reading “The 2014 Garden”

Grapes of Wrath

As a child, I enjoyed picking grapes off the vines that grew on my grandparent’s property.  In all honestly, I don’t know if they belonged to my grandparents or another relative that lived next door, but I remember picking and eating those grapes.  They were sweet and juicy, nothing like the grapes purchased from theContinue reading “Grapes of Wrath”