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Fertile Fridays: May Showers Bring June Flowers?

Fertile Fridays: May Showers Bring June Flowers?

| May 29, 2009 | 4 Comments

Between rain and a nasty virus going around our house most of the week, I’ve barely looked outside — let alone ventured beyond my front door. Seriously. It’s been brutal. But today, the rain finally subsided and the sunlight started to stream through the clouds again … so out we went. (What you can’t see […]

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Fertile Fridays: Sweet Success

Fertile Fridays: Sweet Success

| May 23, 2009 | 2 Comments

As someone who hasn’t had much luck in the past with gardening, I am constantly amazed and wowed when I look out my office window. Greeted with a large ball of catmint, yellow and fuchsia (when I tried to think of the word for the color, all I could think was magenta … I think […]

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Fertile Fridays: Oh My Broccoli!

Fertile Fridays: Oh My Broccoli!

| May 15, 2009 | 5 Comments

Can you see that? That tiny little beginning of broccoli stopped me dead in my tracks today. I had already written this post and just needed the photos to go with it … then I saw that little spurt of broccoli and I couldn’t contain myself. Ooooh. I am so unspeakably excited. It’s really growing!!! […]

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Fertile Fridays: Up, Up and Away!

Fertile Fridays: Up, Up and Away!

| May 9, 2009 | 3 Comments

Rain, rain, rain. Sun. Rain, rain, rain. Sun. That’s been the weather pattern here for the majority of the last week or so. And what does weather like that mean for the foliage? It means lots of growth (yay!) and lots of very tall weeds (boo!). If the weather can hold off for long enough, […]

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Fertile Fridays: Rained Out

Fertile Fridays: Rained Out

| May 2, 2009 | 4 Comments

Each Friday, I let you have a peek into my garden. This is the first year that my garden has been progressing in such clear and certain order, and I am so excited to share it. This week, I really wanted to show you the beginnings of blueberries that appeared on the blueberry bushes, promise […]

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Fertile Fridays: Totally Grounded

Fertile Fridays: Totally Grounded

| April 24, 2009 | 4 Comments

Will talked all last week about eating outside. We have our table and chairs set up by our newly appointed flower garden and he just couldn’t wait to use it. So, when Sunday evening rolled around, Shawn started up the grill and I got everything we needed onto a tray to carry outside. It was […]

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Fertile Fridays: Preparing Our Raised Garden Beds For Growing

Fertile Fridays: Preparing Our Raised Garden Beds For Growing

| April 18, 2009 | 8 Comments

When the warm weather started to roll around last year, gas prices were rising so fast that they kept me up at night. I worried that the high fuel costs would translate to crisis for food costs and other expenses. That got me thinking about growing our own food in our backyard as a way […]

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