Cherry blossoms!

The other morning Ryan went out early for a walk in the orchard and when he came back he asked if I had noticed that the cherry tree was blooming? Nope, hadn’t noticed it even though you can see it from the kitchen window! Since it turned out to be such a lovely day, Xander […]

Nature Crawl

We finally had a sunny day here last Monday and Xander decided to go on a crawlabout. It was a beautiful day and we all enjoyed spending time outside. While Xander got in some good exploring, we cut back Scotch Broom and pruned some of the fruit trees. Have I mentioned how much we love […]

Taking a stroll in our orchard

Yesterday Poppy Seed, McCoy, Xander, and I took a stroll up our hill to the orchard. The grass needs to be cut back and the trees pruned. Not sure if we’re even going to keep the trees. We have to read more about them. The trees are covered with lichen and that makes me think […]

Side Yard

Used Photosynth to make a panoramic view of our side yard. You have to be using Windows for this to work, sorry. This is the yard on the eastern side of our house. The property line is about 10 to 15 feet behind the trees.

Porch Garden Update

The porch garden has been coming along well. The plants are all doing good. We’ve been enjoying fresh spinach lately — but I took it out today to make room for more tomatoes. Last weekend I took out the kale and planted four golden rave tomatoes in two Earthboxes and two more in an upside-down […]

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