OF DOGS & GEESE

OF DOGS & GEESE

Happy May! Can you believe it? All of a sudden winter is long gone.  It’s fun to see the goslings every morning out with their parents. They are growing fast! I’d love to know what they find when they peck at the grass 🙂 I do a head count every time…yep, still six of ‘em! […]

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Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Blog, Dogs, Wildlife | 0 comments

THIS & THAT

THIS & THAT

Hi all! A few fun things happening this week at the gardenstead.  ! Yesterday morning on my way from the garden to the house I saw something different down by the pond.  Woah! Five little fluffballs! I grabbed my paparazzi zoom lens and took way too many pics. Such a delight to watch them just […]

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Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Blog, Everything Else, The Garden, Wildlife | 0 comments

THE POTATOES ARE IN!

THE POTATOES ARE IN!

Hey hey gardenistas…do I sound maybe too happy about silly potatoes? FINALLY one of the raised beds was devoid of alive and kicking rye grass. Woohoo!  So I took that as a sign from above…go forth and plant, girl!  It’s so easy…6-8” trench depth…place potatoes about 8” apart with buds up. Dig rows about 12” […]

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 in Blog, Everything Else, Flowers, The Garden | 2 comments

GARDEN REALITY

GARDEN REALITY

Happy Tuesday peeps! I’m starting to feel a little overwhelmed with the garden now… and the weekend was total messiness. After waiting alllll winter long…everything hits at once when the weather gets decent. So here I am baring my garden as a gal would bare her face without make-up. Oh I mean…how do they say […]

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Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Blog, Dogs, Greenhouse, The Garden, Veggies | 0 comments

GARDEN HO-HUM

GARDEN HO-HUM

Hi friends! It’s been one of those ho-hum weeks in the garden. Like watching grass grow. So ready for warmer temps but it ain’t happening! So…I’m chitting potatoes. About as exciting. Yes ma’am…gotta get these babies sprouting. I’m keeping them inside in egg cartons…I took them outside just for better photos. I got about a […]

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Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in Blog, Dogs, Greenhouse, The Garden, Veggies | 0 comments

PLANTNG WALLA WALLA ONIONS

PLANTNG WALLA WALLA ONIONS

Hey all! We’re OFFICIALLY now in SPRING! 🌸🌼🌷 I know I know…I’ve been a little obsessed about it. I’ll stop… In celebration of the first day of Spring I just had to do something official in the garden. Like…plant something. As in verb not noun!  I picked up some Walla Walla onion starts the other […]

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Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Blog, Dogs, Gardening 101, The Garden, Veggies | 2 comments

VERTICAL GARDENING

VERTICAL GARDENING

 Hi friends!  Happy two days until Spring! My mind was racing this morning while taking a shower… that’s the best darn place for ideas, right? {via} I have long wanted  to create a vertical garden…  {via} but haven’t quite figured out the right look for me.  {via} Wow…there are so many terrific ideas on Pinterest! […]

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Posted by on Mar 18, 2016 in Blog, DIY/Projects, The Garden | 2 comments