Saving Seeds From My Garden

Hello my gardening friends. It has been a bountiful summer in my home garden this year and I have an overload of various seeds that I will be saving for next year (and to give away to my friends and family). My Blackeyed Susan, Butterfly Bush and Purple Coneflower plants were extremely hardy this year…

Seed List 2017

Greetings everyone 🙂 I trust all is well and like me, you are eagerly anticipating Springs arrival. I wanted to share a list of plants I will be growing from seed this year: Annatto Basil (Italian Large Leaf) Basil (Sweet) Beans (Black Turtle) Beans (Alguille Verte) Beans (Maxibel) Beans (Stringless Blue Lake, FM1K Pole) Bee…

December Update

Greetings my gardening friends. I hope you are well and your enjoyed your Thanksgiving holidays for those of us who reside in the US. I have been away from my blog for a little while preparing for the holidays.  I received my first seed catalog today and I am sure more will follow, but just…

Quote Of The Week

Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees…. Are we not better and at home In dreamful Autumn, we who deem No harvest joy is worth a dream? A little while and night shall come, A little while, then, let us dream… ~Ernest Dowson (1867–1900), “Autumnal”          

It’s Broth Making Time

Hello my friends. I hope you are well and enjoying this beautiful and bountiful Fall season as much as I am. Fall is undoubtedly my second favorite season mainly because of the  vibrancy in color of falling leaves, the cool and crisp air, the smell of wood burning in fireplaces and of course; it’s broth…

Quote Of The Week

The days may not be so bright and balmy—yet the quiet and melancholy that linger around them is fraught with glory. Over everything connected with autumn there lingers some golden spell—some unseen influence that penetrates the soul with its mysterious power. ~Northern Advocate