Welcome to the Chicken Shack

We stared at this shack that sits on the property next door to us for a year and we were disgusted by it. We were offended that it was constantly in our view from our dining room window. At that time, it was an old and ugly thing no one cared for. We ended up…

Why We Cannot Plant Honeysuckle

Yes, that’s right. I am scared to plant Honeysuckle. As we are all thinking towards Spring, especially us gardener types, we are busy perusing the seeds to buy on line or in the store. We are planning, planning, planning which is so much fun and gives us much hope. Especially for those of us living…

Garden Flower Power!

This year we are DEtermined to have a beautiful garden we can enjoy while keeping in mind the basic principles of permaculture with a concentration on attracting pollinators with a concentration on butterflies and solitary bees. I’VE RECENTLY RECEIVED SOME SEEDS I ORDERED! Yes, that’s right, I am very excited. Last year I ordered two…

Planning for Spring ~ Pansies

~Please click on photos for a better viewing experience~ The days are already starting to get longer! The news said the day would be one second longer than the previous day. I’ll take it and I’m starting to think about cool weather plants for Spring planting in the garden. This post is in response to…