Six on Saturday, 1-27-18: Sketches

I have great intentions, but the atmosphere isn’t propelling me into any of the gardening preparations I could begin now.

Six on Saturday, 10-21-17

The geranium survived a herd of deer passing through the yard yesterday. It’s one of the bright spots left as the season winds down.

Endless Summer

the hedges and flowers seem to go on forever

Six On Saturday 9-30-17

Honestly, I tried to see why this is called turtlehead and never got it – until I looked closely at this picture!

Radish, Marinated

Pondering what to do with our radishes, I decided to try a marinade.

September in the Garden

Sedum “Autumn Joy’ is opening its flowers and attracting scores of bumble bees.

June In The Garden

The berries must love the rain, because they’ve never looked this good.

May in the Garden

“Who loves a garden still his Eden keeps” — A. Bronson Alcott It is a refrain that occasionally flits through my thoughts.  Not just when I’m in the garden, but sometimes when I am reading, or cooking, or thinking. Today, it is raining again. We’re stuck in one of those weather loops. It is much worse…

Dear Deer, XXOO, Spring Edition Part 2

Planting annuals in deer country often feels like burying dollar bills in the ground. You hope they’ll be there when you come back, but don’t really expect it. Brightly colored and persistently blooming throughout the growing season, it is hard for any gardener to resist the lure of giving annuals a go, even with those…