I’ve been

I've been outside planning pulling plotting stacking soaking seeds peat pots and pellets This is a grow from seed year last year I bought plants on sale at the end of season scratch and dent discontinued and clearance sections at local greenhouses Growing plants by seed is an acquired taste You will get used to…

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Sorry about that last post

It just slipped out Easier to edit than delete I made a minor change to the update I'm missing flowers plants roots branches stems with weeds of unknown origin Why do this year's weeds always look different than last year's? You could say I see each Spring like I have a new garden Or I…

Garden

So, instead of dipping the flower stems in wax and setting it alight, I thought it would be a good idea to dry the flowers and shake it liberally over the whole shallow garden.  The Silent Sentinel calls it the genitalia plant.I actually did plant lettuce, kale and arugula, it's just very small and overshadowed…

Dame’s Rocket

That's the name of the most beautiful sweet scented flower that bloomed free in the back yard of my old house. Not short it grows vertical almost overnight well I probably didn't notice while I was chasing babies in that century home. My habit is to pull weeds that could be goldenrod I have friends…

Sure

My art has been in my head more than in my hands these days Grabbing a handful of kentucky bluegrass winding through the stick trellis I notice a vine that meanders into the green with red veins The urge to pull falters as I cultivate another found plant for my ever expanding cottage garden Of…

Exhausted

I write with one arm underneath the keyboard, too lazy to get a hot water bottle for my sore wrist. The heat penetrates to the aching bones it feels good to rest without a toddler a teen toddler and a brooding young man. Life being what it is becomes a hassle not worth discussing. I…