Monthly Archives: May 2012
Look close at all the wonderful kale in all it’s glory, ready to harvest. It’s in the shadiest part of the garden. (these were starts I bought about a month ago) Here is a link to the selfsufficientgardener website and … Continue reading
Useful, Fun Garden Art.
This is a fun easy project. We put it into the kitchen garden. I keep a pair of garden gloves, a trowel, some scissors for cutting herbs and a few other odds and ends. I found the mailbox at a … Continue reading
I’m a very enthusiastic amateur gardener, plant collector, chicken farmer and avid Do It Yourselfer. I am on a journey toward increased self-sufficiency by focusing on growing and preserving more of our own food. After some recent health concerns, I … Continue reading
Garden WOW ‘Rheum palmatum var. tanguticum’ Update One In my original post, I photographed all three of these in our yard and all three were comparable in size but the one in the most sun had the very purple color. … Continue reading
Primula ‘Miss Indigo’ This deep purple perennial primula has proven to be vigorous and blooms very prolifically. This year, again, it is covered in double deep indigo purple blooms with a delicate silver white edge. They are in full bloom … Continue reading
These are some of the signs of spring in the maritime climate of the Pacific Northwest.
Here’s a great idea to keep the bunnies, deer & elk from dining on your favorite plants. Find an old birdcage, of any kind, the more interesting the better. Paint it if you want. ( a can or two of … Continue reading