Lilacs for the Loo

In all the best partnerships a person settles into the niche that they excell at and develops his or her skills in there. John’s niche is the walled vegetable garden. It was not always like this. I used to do all the vegetables but then came the animals and the manure and the compost! Well …

Tea Cups and Jars

Did I tell you that John has predicted that spring is coming early? Just a thought.  So now we have these growing in the South Window. I know, they will get leggy. However you always plant tomatoes right up to their leaves as they are one of the few plants that will grow roots from …

Pumpkin Soup for Lunch

It was so cold yesterday morning. I have to admit that I went into shock which quickly flared into full blown denial. I refuse to light a fire, even though we have begun to stack the firewood in the Wendy house. It is not really cold because summer is NOT OVER!It is only SEPTEMBER! I …