Could there be anything more glorious than the sight – nearly 6 weeks after that first seed was kissed tenderly and placed into the ground? I went out to check on my seedlings in the greenhouse – and those are all doing splendidly. Then went to bring over more chips to put in between our deep, wide rows. The only things that are planted outside right … Continue reading Sprouts

The Big Rock Candy Mountain

Earlier today, I likened my naivete regarding our overblown gardening plans to The Big Rock Candy Mountain song from the movie “Oh Brother Where Art Thou.” Then I had to go look it up and share it. Harry ‘Haywire’ McClintock wrote his first song, the story of “Big Rock Candy Mountain.” around the turn of the last century which was based on fairy tales he … Continue reading The Big Rock Candy Mountain

Changing the World – One Garden at a Time!

This book was a Christmas present from my husband and kids. I am the one responsible for researching what we’re doing here with this garden. Here’s a quote from Chapter One! “I have been gardening for twenty-five years and have never seen such gardening excitement in the air as I have in the last five years. There is definitely a shift taking place. As I … Continue reading Changing the World – One Garden at a Time!