Gardening with my sister

After my garden party, which was great fun with good food and good weather, I headed down to western New York State to do some gardening with my sister. She moved from a suburban house a few years ago to the little town of Warsaw, where she and her husband found a lovely three-acre place,…

Room in the garden for people to sit!

The patio is getting done bit by bit. Here is how it looked this morning:And we still have the nice shady spot under the apple tree with a couple of chairs:I’ve been working hard in the garden to get it ready for the garden party this coming Sunday. According to the weather forecast it will…

Three ambitious projects in the garden

One of my favorite garden blogs, cold climate gardening, often has before, during and after photos of garden projects, which I love seeing. So I follow that example when I think of it. There is a garden party scheduled for July 19 (Michele I am sorry you can’t make it!!) o we’re motivated to get…

Garden updates!

We traveled for a week in mid-June, and when I got back on June 21 I took the following photos of the back yard edge:My goal before leaving for another week away on June 28 was to clear up this edge. I weeded, edged with a shovel, and then put down newspaper and hay. Here…