A Moment In the Garden

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ~Gertrude Jekyll Here's to a nice weekend in the garden, knitting, catching up with friends, and basking in the calm before another busy week.  I hope you have an enjoyable weekend to, … Continue reading A Moment In the Garden

Around the Farm, Backyard Style

When we were preparing to move cross-country last summer, I was feeling a bit bummed out that it meant I wouldn't be planting a garden at our house, after all.  I had grand, albeit imaginary, plans of installing raised beds alongside our driveway, the only spot on the property that received a good amount of … Continue reading Around the Farm, Backyard Style

Of Food and Flora

There has been a little bit of cooking and time spent outdoors this week, the latter happening in the small windows between downpours.  It's been a wet week, which is good for the plants (tough on my seedlings, though) and a little hard on this at home mama and toddler duo. I made it to … Continue reading Of Food and Flora