Spring

It’s ‘Officially’ Here Today is ‘officially’ the first day of spring.  That’s what it says on the calendar but in reality our garden is still snowed in.  The temperature is hovering a little bit above 30°F and there will be more snow coming down tonight and continuing until Wednesday night. We expect a foot of wet snow accumulation added to what we already have on … Continue reading Spring

Rescued Amaryllis

Blooms Just When I Need Them I have been rescuing plants that people throw away after the blooms have faded, mostly bulbs.  I haven’t bought any flower bulbs since my first batch was eaten by squirrels and chipmunks.  But my garden still has flowers from bulbs here and there: tulips, hyacinths and daffodils.  They were rescued from garbage bins elsewhere and now are healthy and proliferating, … Continue reading Rescued Amaryllis

Happy Holidays

And Best Wishes For The New Year 2015 As this year is coming to a close, it’s a time to reflect and plan for a new season, and hope to do better than the last.  As a gardener and beekeeper, each season comes with a challenge of its own.  Either I end up with success or failure, but it’s always a learning experience being taught … Continue reading Happy Holidays