Be A Dear And Pass The Broccoli

As a child growing up in the 60’s, I knew broccoli only as some horrendous green, gloppy thing my mother forced me to eat. I don’t recall eating fresh broccoli until my early… Continue reading

Chopping Broccoli

A little ditty to get you pumped. . .  

Rainy Day Musings

It’s 55° and grey outside. It’s a good day for staying inside and making soup. The rain is finally here. The plants love it. The birds love it. My dogs hate it. They… Continue reading

Cool Season Crops: Extending The Growing Season

Having lived most of my life in the Pacific Northwest, my frame of reference for the gardening season was this: in the spring, gardens were planted, then from May until September, things would… Continue reading

November’s DWV

This Month’s Vocab is: Cool Season Crops. \ˈkül\ see-zuh n\ kräps\: cultivated plants that is grown as food, especially grains, fruits, or vegetables during a period of the year characterized by particular conditions… Continue reading

Backyard – Redux

It’s been one year since we re-landscaped our backyard. Some parts of the project were a hit and other parts were definitely a miss. Some of the highlights are set out below: Hit –… Continue reading