It seems the changes to our climate mean I have more visitors to my garden in mid-November than I'm used to. … [Read more...] about garden visitors
Everything feels upside down again this year. Not only can New Yorkers enjoy early voting again this year, but my garden also continues to surprise me. Early Voting This afternoon we took a break from work and walked to an early voting location. In addition to choosing elected officials, there were also several Ballot Proposals to vote on. I could write at length about how the loss of local newspapers has created challenges to … [Read more...] about vote early. late harvest.
Happy Autumn! I neglected the raised beds this year due to everything else going on. Back in early spring I had plans that would lead -- I hoped -- to a wonderful autumn harvest. … [Read more...] about tiny harvest
The bees are in love with the purple flowers on this ornamental grass. Have you taken time to pause and wonder about the beauty of nature? … [Read more...] about Happy bees happy plants
The moment I look forward to each year occurred earlier this week. I held summer in the palm of my hand. There were a few canes of raspberries planted in the backyard of my childhood home. Each summer, my task was to watch, wait, and in time harvest. I’ll be honest–it was a rare afternoon if more than 3 made it the 50 feet or so back into the house. Standing with my toes wiggling in soft warm grass, the sun beating down on … [Read more...] about to hold summer