Making rows as I go

Last June I received a pink dianthus plant for my birthday. I love this plant. The tiny pink flowers smell like candy and have a sweet and bitter taste. I planted it next to some lavender and it has more than quadrupled in size. Sadly, the flowers bloomed just before a couple of weeks of … More Making rows as I go

Loving Spring

Lots going on right now – seedlings and purples and pinks and what looks like our best strawberry season yet. The berries… Pink azalea buds… Seedlings… Purple dianthus buds and ajuga… Growing peas along the chain link fence…

Pink Strawberry Cookies

I did a little experimenting and ended up with perfectly pink strawberry oatmeal cookies. I used the banana bites recipe with pureed strawberries instead of bananas and sweetened with 2 tablespoons of honey instead of additional fruit. The uncooked batter is also pretty good…

Passive compost, strawberries, and garden blogs

I’ve been working on this garden for 5 years, but this is the first year where it has felt like things are finally coming together. The perrenials are well established, patterns of color and shape are emerging, and several outdoor rooms, each with a different function are taking shape. And it’s starting to take on … More Passive compost, strawberries, and garden blogs