The weekend before the long weekend, I spent in the garden preparing for planting day. There were weeds to pull. The soil needed to be turned and one of the three vegetable beds needed to be topped up with soil. It felt good to be back in the garden with the familiar feeling of soil … More Dirt Under My Nails
Yup, it’s that time of the year again, out comes the checklist or the dream list of Spring. Every Winter we sit and talk about what is going to get done in the next Cottage Season and every Fall we say well that gets moved to the next year because something else came up. And … More Honey To Do 2022
It’s ten days before Christmas and I’m looking out the window at a gray rainy day. My first thought of the day was, it’s a good day to finish the year in review. And on a grey rainy day, it’s the perfect time to think about the good stuff. The season started off with the … More The Good Stuff
Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, how does your garden grow? With silverbells and cockleshells, And pretty maids all in a row. (Mother Goose Rhymes) Well we have no Mary, and our gardens is lacking silverbells and cockleshells. We also don’t have any maids in a row. But boy does our garden grow. To give you get … More Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow?
I hadn’t realized till today how long it has been since I did a post. My explanation boils down to two words… Home Work. My course is coming to an end and exam time in only a few weeks away. With loosing the first month of the course to kidney stones, I’ve been working and … More All About the Gardens
While I have not been posting, I have been entertaining at the Love Shack. As I mentioned a few blogs ago we were about to adventure into something completely different at the Love Shack, it’s called entertaining and vacationing. This blog, I would like to introduce you to some very special people in our lives. … More Welcome Another Set of Weekend Warriors
Did you ever wonder what you would say in a letter to the entertaining little pest who runs around your yard. Here is my letter to The Squirrel. Dear Mr. Squirrel I don’t feel that introductions are necessary here, as you and I see each other every day. But just to make sure we are … More If Squirrels Could Read
When you look outside and start to see the Fall colors in bloom, most people think of Halloween and Fall clean up. As a Landscape Designer being my first trade, I think it’s time to start designing. A trip to the cottage with a measuring wheel and camera in hand, it’s time to figure out … More Fall is a Good Time to Design Next Years Garden