So much life and beauty to behold in these lovely pear and cherry trees.
With snow being a possibility for approximately 6 months out of our MN year (Nov-Apr, and we have had blizzards in May!), I needed to come to terms with winter. Here’s how I did it!
The rhythm of the seasons is a welcome drumbeat to our lives. Now more than ever before, I’ve appreciated the respite from summer work and summer play. Winter has been a time for us to slow a little and simply be. That rest takes on many forms, but one over-arching theme in our home has […]
Like clockwork, the Christmas cactus is in full bloom as we head into its namesake holiday. Each year at this time, I go into hibernation mode from all things gardening, then these big house blooms catch me by surprise. They arrive with such a fantastical show as if to prove me wrong. They’re right. I am still […]
I have a really strong affinity for winter squash. I won’t say they are my favorite vegetable because there are too many amazing veggies out there to choose, but these, these are up there. They are so fun to grow and harvest; I dream of having acres and acres of every kind of winter squash in the book. […]
Full disclosure, while I do live just two miles from downtown Minneapolis, I am not really a city person. On any given day, I’d much rather be climbing a stack of hay, bottle feeding a baby goat, or tromping around in muddy boots, even if it were close to a pig pen. Quite understandably then, my […]