Analyzing our 2021 garden: overview and planning for 2022 and beyond

With snow on the ground and temperatures dropping, this is the perfect time to look at how our gardens did this past year, compare it to the year before where we can, re-examine our goals, make some adjustments, and use that information to plan on what we will do next year. Because we went from … Continue reading Analyzing our 2021 garden: overview and planning for 2022 and beyond

Dark Sun

More and more of the sunflowers are opening up, and today I spotted one that's different. Most look like this. Bright, sunny, mostly yellow with light oranges and greens around the developing seeds. Then there was this one. The camera actually lightened it up a bit. Compared to the others, this one looks almost black … Continue reading Dark Sun

New Growth

I found some lovely new things growing this morning! The first was the sudden appearance of these mushrooms on a dead tree. They were not there, yesterday! Meanwhile, my mother's honeysuckle just exploded with flowers! It is so good to have the rain, after last year's drought! The Re-Farmer