After a wild and crazy night!

It was shortly after 1 am and, as I was lying awake in bed, something I was seeing finally soaked through my heat-numbed brain. Lights. Flashing lights, out my north facing window. The sky was lighting up, over and over, hardly a break in between! Constant flashes of lightning. My West facing window was open, … Continue reading After a wild and crazy night!

Growing things – and not growing things

My daughters and I headed out towards the barn last night, and noticed the dogwood growing at the shed with the roof my brother and I patched is now blooming very enthusiastically! It is such a strong, healthy bush! I'm hoping I can get away with leaving it alone, even though it's growing right up … Continue reading Growing things – and not growing things

Garden progress: setting up for sunflowers

The winds finally died down today, and we were able to prep for the giant sunflowers we will be planting. To recap, these are being planted for several reasons. One is to have seeds for the birds over the winter (and for ourselves, if we want). Another is to create a wind break and privacy … Continue reading Garden progress: setting up for sunflowers