Farm, Garden & Herbs


The warmth of May

The warmth of May

Spring re-orients our linear experience of life (birth, growth, death) to the circular rhythm of the natural world. And in spring I'm reminded that I'm smack dab in the middle of the growing time, a season of life bursting at the seams with creativity and activity.

Under the Arbor

Under the Arbor

A grapevine grows in our neighbor's yard. And it has a story of family and love, and loss and new beginnings.

Summer - please don't be so busy

Summer - please don't be so busy

Uncertainty, deadlines, plain old hard work, and financial stress exist no matter what path I take. So why not have a memorable experience while going through these realities.

The late summer season

The late summer season

All the news from late summer; homeschooling, adventures, family, gardening, and personal projects.

Five minute fix to my biggest problems

Five minute fix to my biggest problems

I have desires, dreams, and goals - for writing, blogging, and gardening. But progress in those areas seems to be moving like molasses in this season.

Summer Stories ~ City flowers

Summer Stories ~ City flowers

Montreal is a city of gardens.

A garden to be

A garden to be

I feel our yard space, front and back, are just the right size for how we want to spend our time at this stage of family life; enough space for me to grow lots of beauty, but not too much space that we have to spend a lot of time ...