Our 2021 Garden, fall tour video

This is an "almost" first for me. I've made a few little videos now and then, with minimal editing, to post here on the blog. Years ago, I used to make videos on DVDs of photos for my parents, set to music and with chapters, etc. Since we were so far away, I thought it … Continue reading Our 2021 Garden, fall tour video

Planning ahead: when to harvest sunflowers

This post is to follow up on a comment from My Home Farm about sunflowers. They're doing some awesome things on their property and Victorian era house, so do head over to visit their website and YouTube channel! On learning we were planting sunflowers, my mother had made a big deal about how the birds … Continue reading Planning ahead: when to harvest sunflowers

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!

Recommended: Kris Harbour Natural Building

Welcome to my “Recommended” series of posts. These will be weekly – for now – posts about resources and sites I have found over the past while that I found so excellent, I want to share them with you, my dear readers. 🙂 Whether or not I continue to post these, and how often they … Continue reading Recommended: Kris Harbour Natural Building