What I Planted: 2015

Perennials and plants that reseeded: blackberries (wild and planted) raspberries (wild and planted) gooseberries (wild) chamomile (reseeded in the garden) mulberry trees (wild) rhubarb (just found this near the old garden) asparagus Seeds started inside: Tomatoes Ropreco Paste (Seeds of Change, 2011) – 3/6 Rutgers (American Seed,  2011) – 3/3 Red Riesentraube (Baker Creek, 2011) –…

Different cicadas today – white ones

This morning, under the hum of thousands of cicadas, I walked the yard and garden like I normally do. I took some pictures of the crazy amount of cicadas we are seeing, including some new ones. We are now seeing some that are all white, though still far fewer than the darker ones. I also…

Planning

Sometimes the best part of winter is looking forward to spring. I enjoy the anticipation that comes with opening my seeds again, deciding what to plant and where. We have had a lot of snow this winter, and I am enjoying the beauty of it and the fun the kids are having, but I enjoy…