Category: plants

Beginnings

I need to start something. Get thoughts out of my head and into my hands. I’ve tried to make a starter circle for a basket a couple of times and made mistakes that caused...

Good morning

I forgot this little crabapple turns a delightful orange in November after most of the other leaves have dropped. It looked like a beacon this morning against the dark forest and rainy sky. I...

Horseradish interlude

I’ve had this sheaf of dried horseradish ribs hanging around in the house for almost a year now and the time finally came to process it into usable fiber. I reviewed my posts from...

On the edge

A big storm to the south of us. This morning, on my walk, the island (MDI) looked shrouded and maybe rainy. But just a hint of rain and wind here so far. I love...

Garden days, cloth dreams

Rain. Lots of it. And thunder. I scurried around yesterday afternoon to spread hay mulch and do some ongoing garden cleanup. Harvest the rest of the bumper cucumber crop and remove the dead vines....

October wonders

I ordered new glasses today. A big milestone and relief. It’s a long story I won’t go into right now. I took a late afternoon walk as clouds rolled in. I noticed this view...

Vibrancy

Cloudy day but the tree outside my window is bright. I stitched together two strips of two-inch squares that seemed to belong together. I tried to force some others together, but they refused. Not...