Greetings from a hot and soggy Midwest. This past week brought us some severe summer storms that we were overdue in receiving. The much needed rainfall was a blessing but we also lost power for a few hours over the weekend. We have had such a busy week…I am just going to hop right into … More Please pass the coffee
Greetings! Hope you are all enjoying your summer so far. Of course in the Midwest ole Mother Nature keeps us guessing as to what the day may include. So far it has been on the cooler side, but we have had a nice mix of rain and sunshine so the garden is just bursting. Everything … More Poppies=Happiness
Hello and greetings from a weird Spring in the Midwest. Only in Wisconsin can you consider turning on the furnace and the AC all in the same week. This past week we had threats of frost, followed by crazy thunderstorms and are now in 80+ degrees with extreme humidity…and mosquitoes are out in force already. … More Where has the time gone?
Dear Future Self circa May 2015, Every year you say you are going to do this, but you never do. It is seriously maybe 15 minutes of work yet every year you forget what plants comes up where, what needs to be thinned and where to focus your efforts. For once would you please just … More Dear Future Self
It is with a heavy heart that I declare our dear garden mostly closed for the season. I have hopes that a few more squash will make it into the kitchen and perhaps a handful of tomatoes will still garnish a meal but for the most part it has run its course. That isn’t to … More Closing Time
I think I have decided that June is officially my favorite month. Who doesn’t love a nice sunny, breezy 70-ish day? I feel like I have boundless energy and so much finally gets done in June. In WI we have had some extreme weather as of late but really what it has equated to is … More For the Love of June
Well, I think I am confident in saying that Spring is almost here…well, just about here….um, kinda here…..We seem to get bits and pieces but yet I still seem to have to run the heat in my car in the morning…but I finally took my mittens out of my purse. Yup, that is probably what … More Slowly but Surely