Planting Store Bought Garlic

The garden is still a work in progress but the urge to dig in the dirt and plant things is overwhelming. I worry however that if I get impatient and start planting too much before the fence is up the deer with annihilate the little plants. I decided to plant some garlic. Deer don't like… Continue reading Planting Store Bought Garlic

Planting the Peony

Peonies are one of my favourite flowers. They're so fluffy and majestic. Soft and feminine. They smell heavenly. So when Cade's mom, Jamie, surprised me with a peony bulb when we were visiting I was delighted. On the drive home with our precious cargo I schemed and plotted where this peony should live. I eventually… Continue reading Planting the Peony

Tea Time and Chit Chatting

Greetings and salutations! Today I don't have any one, singular, complete project or accomplishment to share with you. Instead I figured we could just chat about what's in the works. So make yourself a cup of tea or coffee or whatever it is that you like and let's get to it. Let's start with the… Continue reading Tea Time and Chit Chatting

Seedling Update

Good morning friends, I have excellent news. Pretty much all of our seeds have sprouted into seedlings! They are growing nicely and are overall doing really well. To be entirely honest they are doing better than I had expected. (After last year's container garden experiment failures my faith in my plant nurturing abilities was a… Continue reading Seedling Update

Getting Through Projects That Aren’t Any Fun

Close your eyes. Imagine that you are standing outside. You can hear the birds singing their merry songs. The breeze gently whispers through your hair. Visions of peonies, tulips, and sweet peas dance in your mind. You kneel and run your fingers over the exposed earth inhaling the familiar, comforting smell of dirt. Eagerly you… Continue reading Getting Through Projects That Aren’t Any Fun

Starting Seeds Indoors

Do you know that feeling when you just planted a whole bunch of tiny little seeds and you have to fight the urge to check on them every 20 minutes to see if they've "done something yet"? Logically I think we all understand that it's highly unlikely that they have, but you just gotta make… Continue reading Starting Seeds Indoors

The Back Story

Hey, my name is Angel and this story begins about a year ago. My boyfriend Cade and I purchased our first home in February of 2016.     The home came with a couple of acres of land which is great because Cade loves working on, collecting, and pretty much everything else that has to… Continue reading The Back Story