Category: garden

February Art Month

"Tofino Dream Catcher," by Patti

Inspired by our January felting & looming workshop at Leola’s Studio, Renaissance Woman Sheila challenged the rest of us to commit to creating art every day for a month. We thought it was a great idea, and each signed up for a few days in February. (Not coincidentally, the shortest month of the year …)…

A Hard Row to Hoe

Heather hoes the weeds from her kitchen garden

My four-day Easter weekend started with a beautiful sunny day, so I asked Brock what I could do in my garden. (How handy, to have my own personal gardening advisor.) Brock had spaded my kitchen garden a week or two ago, but he wasn’t able to get at the 15′-ish-long row between the two fruit…

My Kitchen Garden

While I don’t consider myself a farmer, I think I might be a gardener. We’ve set aside approximately 3,000 sq.ft. at the front of our farming area for me to have a “kitchen garden,” where I’ll grow all the things that Brock doesn’t grow on a large scale. For example: sweet potatoes. I’ll also plant flowers, establish some perennials, and test out some medicinal herbs. Fun times!