Here it is Mother’s Day, and I must say it’s been emotionally challenging today. This is my first one without a mother. Grief has some interesting...
Apparently I have an aversion to following my own advice. I decided to peruse some of my mid-May columns from years past. I was hoping to plagiarize...
The month of May has to get the Academy Award in the garden year. I try to notice particularly nice displays as I drive around and make weekly...
I did a lot of gardening this past week for self protection. I seemed unable to resist the temptation of television or radio news following the...
Just as I prepared to abandon all hope, the tiniest carrot seedlings emerged. It has been more than three weeks since I planted. Both the lettuce and...
Live and rarely ever learn. I complained all week about the wind but went ahead anyway and planted out some teensy seedlings. They had been coming...
Big doings out at Bayes-Norton Farm. I’ve been watching all week and wondering if the garden is being expanded or a if a house is on the way. Those...
Truth be told — I picked the last of the carrots. I had one little section left but they have started growing again. They are covered with little...
The girls in Violet’s dance carpool have been pestering me for a camp-out. I finally relented. We spent the night in the big unheated greenhouse in...

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