Bees!

Bees!

Apparently, today is World Bee day so it seemed appropriate to write about our new additions to the farm. We got honey bees and I’m so excited… but also a little nervous! We took a class at our local extension on beekeeping and have also joined a local...
Garden Tour: Giverny

Garden Tour: Giverny

I have recently returned from a wonderful trip to Paris, France. Our daughter, Grace, is at University in Scotland and after her last exam, met me in Paris for a girls trip just the two of us. It was heavenly and lived up to every expectation! While we certainly could...
Shades of Pink

Shades of Pink

Long before there was such a thing as millennial pink, or before pink was massively popular, I’ve had a love of the color. My childhood room had pink accents, my college dorm and subsequent apartment continued on in the same vain. Once I got married, I did...
Favorite Things #4

Favorite Things #4

As spring marches on and I start to envision my little seedlings actually getting bigger, I am reminded of how often I use twine around the garden. I think it’s indispensable and my very favorite one is Nutscene Twine. Nutscene, originally so called because...
Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

We are starting to see signs of spring around the farm but, frankly, it has been slow going! A few weeks ago, we had perfect weather for about a week. It was warm and sunny and got me all excited for the growing season. Unfortunately, that perfectly delightful weather...
A Creative Discussion

A Creative Discussion

Last week, I attended a flower/creative panel discussion at the gorgeous Jardin de Buis. The discussion was a precursor to a weekend workshop (had a known I would have loved to participate!) and included Lucy Hunter , Francis Palmer, TJ McGrath and Ken Druse. It was a...