Grape Vine Wreaths….Pink is not the only color….& Perennial Garden

Happy November 1st!  What a crazy year it has been!  How in the world did it get to be November?  Yesterday's wreath event went very well – 5 wreath makers yesterday, and 6 wreath makers the week before and 5 wreath makers the week before that- count the kits that I've sold and it adds …

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Breaking Even…..2,100 Seedlings….Making Friends & Getting Tired….

Happy Halloween! I trust things are not scary nor frightening in your part of this wonderful place we call Earth.  There's the full moon, the upcoming election, and the impending doom of a possible second shut down – what could possibly go wrong? You will have to forgive me, I'm a bit cynical today….I've had …

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Perennial Garden….Duhh Moments….& Working Smarter

Greetings, I hope all is well with you. I'm not sure that I've gone into detail about my perennial garden. We have a bit of space near the milk house, there's a concrete apron that comes off of it and just beyond that there's a bit of ground, not much, but enough to stick a …

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Empty Greenhouse = Full Fields

I'm not sure how it happened - but it did - my field is full! I didn't get overwhelmed and want to cry this year....I think with working from home helped a bit, commuting to work (which isn't a long commute by comparison to people living in Seattle)! I was able to do most myself, …

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Loving, Learning, Letting Go

Happy Monday dear friends, hope all is well in your part of the world. This month marks 5 years that I've been walking the Earth without my father. Each day has it's interesting occurrences, at times I think I am at peace with it, at other times my heart aches and I am deeply saddened. …

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Lowering My Expectations…

Not looking promising I'm so embarrassed to say this...but I was suckered into thinking I could actually grow beautiful tulips. I bought it all, hook, line and sinker - swallowed it whole!! Took a dive and spent a decent amount of money on tulips & daffodils - not from the person that convinced me I …

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Good Starts & Hitting the Wall

The first week of the shut down found us out in the greenhouse every day. Joe has been tediously working on the electrical - turns out that it was a bit more complicated that I had anticipated. It's mostly all wrapped up, so now the heat mats turn on at night and turn off in …

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Out of Order & Unintended Consequences

Hello there! Hope all is well with you this fine Thursday afternoon! My grandson celebrates his second birthday today, he's currently out of the state - which has been VERY difficult for this grandma -even Joe has been having a hard time with it. But, Jaxson is in a nice warm sunny place with his …

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