Certain plants and animals are signs of spring.
The ups and downs of life and the hope of renewal in spring's awakenings.
When our children and grandchildren visited us, we had so much fun, we smiled for days afterward.
Spring's enticing sunny weather can lead us into temptation and planting too early. Mind your frost dates, hardiness zones, and plant requirements!
Getting ready for spring planting.
May Day, lilacs are in bloom, strawberries and asparagus.
An update of spring tasks and happenings at Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
Early spring on Green's Organic Farm and Apiary.
Preparing for spring.
Weather predictions - when is spring going to be here?
It is difficult to get in the planting mood in the deep of winter.
Few things break up the winter doldrums like the arrival of the seed catalogs. Yet it's easy to get carried away ...
We are not impulsive people. We are also opposites, so it is not like us to both want the same thing and at the same time. Yet, here we were, both wanting to buy a piece of land that we had only read about on the internet. Twenty acres with a small red barn.
Old, old canning jars and how they worked, or didn’t.
Winter is finally ending and the hope of spring is in the garden.

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