Seed Gathering

Seed Gathering

Seed (and plant) gathering, collecting, purchasing As we gather ourselves during wintertime, it is a good time to focus on seeds. This is the time to inventory the seeds we have. And, to think about seed collection and gathering from what we grow. Some seeds are...
February sunshine…

February sunshine…

“Our gardens become an intimate reflection of who we are. The flowers we choose are a sign of our natures, whether romantic or more practical. Our trees are a subconscious symbol of immortality. The formality of the landscape may indicate our need to control, and a...
A Winter’s Musing

A Winter’s Musing

The illustrious Shiloh Ayala shares these beautiful thoughts on winter.  Sit back with a hot cup of tea and enjoy these warm words of wisdom. As the trees bare their arms to the winter, we throw layers over our delicate bodies. Over some odd years of following...
Leaving the Leaves

Leaving the Leaves

Leave the leaves that fall into your garden! Why, you might ask?  So many reasons! For one, they make excellent mulch and help protect your landscape and garden beds during winter rains and wind.  They provide insulation and also help keep the weed populations down. ...