Category: garden

Bounty

I am taking some time to feel gratitude today. For plants, for my garden, for all the giving that goes on in the world. And look at this! A fresh angel wing begonia sprout...

Red onion skins

I’m going to make a second sewn-over-straps book. The first used yellow onion skins on the cover, this one will use red. I procrastinated dyeing this paper because the dyeing process all seemed like...

Hay day

I spent almost all day yesterday weeding and mulching the garden. Last night, lots of wind and rain. Not raining now, but it’s still in the forecast.

Reset

I’ve been feeling out of sorts for a few days. I didn’t feel ready for the killing frost at the community garden. I really didn’t want to go to the dentist yesterday for a...

October getting going

The lemon tree in the container is blooming its heart out. Smells delightful. I don’t know much about growing lemons in Maine, but I know the pot is heavy and Sam has to lug...

Fall-ing

It’s really starting to feel like fall. I’ve been curious this year about what contributes to this feeling of change. It doesn’t happen all at once. But I read the signs, even if it’s...

Off to the fair

A chilly morning. Sun after rain. Lots of moisture and dew around. Said goodbye to the garden for 3 days. The New England asters next to the rudbeckia triloba are spectacular. The hoophouse cover...