Tuesday Happenings

Sometimes the happenings are subtle – sometimes not. I’m reading this lovely book which channels the Japanese and Chinese calendar custom of tracking time via the changes in nature (the Japanese alter the classic Chinese, in lieu of their different weather/flora/fauna/environment and awareness/fashions) – the author tries to explain some of the enigmatic phrases whichContinue reading “Tuesday Happenings”

Tuesday on the Homestead

What’s Happening? Seedlings are still on sale – available for your gardens: melons, Summer and Winter squashes, tomato seedlings are up, peppers, calendula, borage, cukes, marigolds but it’s official, the early cabbages bit the dust. Oh well, I’ll try again for succession cabbages. New Summer Syrups – Lilac and Honeysuckle, and they are both certainlyContinue reading “Tuesday on the Homestead”

Happenings and Thinking Links

Sometimes it’s the little things that keep us going, giving us considered pause and dare I say hope- like mini care packages and handmade postcards, and long waited for squash shoots (I had given up on them!) and spring bulbs popping up, like cleaning out the garage and working on new garden beds. Is itContinue reading “Happenings and Thinking Links”