As you may recall, back in June I created a squash garden out of an underutilized space behind the storage shed in our backyard. It was an idea that had been brewing in my mind since late last fall, and after making
Anyone else out there remember this song from their childhood? Somehow this little earworm resurfaced in my memory around the time I found my first peanut plants last season, and now every time I do actually find a peanut in
My little “friends” have been up the their usual spring shenanigans in search of an elusive stash of nuts. The random digging in the garden and window boxes still drives me mad, but I’m starting to come to terms with the fact
Looks like the next chapter of The Peanut Chronicles has begun.
As the really hard frost set in this fall, we still had way more apples than we were able to use or give away, so a good number of them remained on the tree for the birds and squirrels (as
A fence post is, of course, the only logical place a respectable squirrel would stash an apple he is saving for later.
A little midweek levity: Bimpbiddle, our resident garden gnome, has been assigned to a new post until spring. He’s watching over my garlic with instructions to scare away the stupid squirrels that keep trying to dig it up. Thankfully, they aren’t too
At the beginning of June, I came home after being gone for a few days at a conference. Of course, one of the first things I did after arriving home was to check on my garden. As I was admiring the progress my plants