In the Garden: February ’21 Grow Journal

Here’s the monthly update and look ahead! Calendar/Plantings this month: Flowers: Anemone, sweet peas, delphinium, bells of ireland, amaranth, rose mallow, papaver, hollyhock, English Lavender, aster, scabiosa Veggies: sweet onion, celery Re-seeds mid month into January tray: poppies that didn’t germinate well. 2. Walk property and decide on placement of: hard sided greenhouse, hillside beds,…

London Fog Shortbread Cookies

These came from an awesome recipe on this blog HERE that of course I altered a bit, adding a bit more vanilla bean and tea, and using raw sugar for the edges ­čÖé Check out how simple this is and how perfect they are with a quick little cup o’ tea or your morning joe: ┬╝…

To Start or to Sow?

Each February, hubby and I get so excited about the next season’s garden.  Each February, we also chastise ourselves for the ridiculous failures of the previous season whilst ordering WAY to many seed packets. *sigh* People, it’s a problem. This year will mark our 3rd growing season on the Farm and we ‘hope’ that it…

Caution: Objects may appear closer…

Nostalgia presents itself in many forms. As we grow older, some of us look back on our past and find that we are following the patterns and paths of previous generations unconsciously. Even as we actively try to rebel against them, those creature comforts, traditions and familial lore seep into our lives, making us feel…

The Journey Begins

And so it starts: a compiling of stories, recipes, life lessons, trials and errors that hopefully ┬ádocument, entertain and inspire. We will eventually have products available through the site, Q&A forums and other ‘follow our adventure’ options soon, but for now: stories. We strive to give you content that is relevant to those of you…