Category / Gardening

February 27, 2012
I was so excited to to make the hour long trip to Rhode Island for this wonderful annual flower show.  This show always helps me get over the Winter hump to Spring.  This year’s theme was Simple Pleasures. Woodland Retreat Simple garden trellises save room by growing vertically   Herbs and lettuce take up little…

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February 8, 2012
I love seeing fluffy butts in the garden.   I started gardening on the East Coast nine years ago.  I had become incredibly passionate about gardening when living in California.  Southern California was such a magical place, practically everything that I put in the ground grew.  Plants thrived in Zone 10 under the Southern California…

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January 8, 2012
The entrance pathway takes you here to the fork.  If you continue up over the hill, you arrive here at the ocean. If you continue on to the right, you will follow a brackish river.  The beach is aptly named Long Beach for a reason, either way, you will traverse both sides.  Today we chose…

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October 16, 2011
We went peeping of a different sort this weekend.  We left the chickens with our faithful babysitter and were off to the Berkshires of Massachusetts.  Wonderful fall foliage was a plenty.  Apple picking, a trip to Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge and Mount Greylock were on the agenda.   Fall in New England is nothing short of…

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October 2, 2011
Today was a gorgeous Fall day here on Cape Cod.  We took the family this afternoon out for pumpkin picking, apple cider, a hay ride and freshly popped popcorn at Cobwebb Farm.  We picked out some lovely items for our home and two sugar pumpkins for the chickens; one for now and one for later.…

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September 12, 2011
Apparently, we do.  Today was the day that I learned about voles.  Prevention goes a long way.  We have made it a quarterly practice to have a pest management company come in and prevent any rodent, insect or other nuisance wildlife from becoming a health issue at our home.  For the past few weeks, I…

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August 7, 2011
$5 a bunch, one of my favorites on the Cape   One of the things that I love about Cape Cod are the amount of farm stands that seem to crop up during the summertime.  Preying on the tourists, these lovely little homegrown stands of love, are filled with families’ delights that they wish to share…

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July 28, 2011
Today,after scouring thrift stores and searching for unique items, the kids and I created our very own backyard chicken fairy garden.  We took a walk through the woods and gathered moss, bark and twigs.  We also had some smooth stones from a recent trip to Sandy Neck Beach.  All of our found items would be…

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July 20, 2011
My grandfather and his younger brother purchased adjacent parcels of land within walking distance to Lake Winnipeusaukee when he was just 18 years old in the 1930s.  There over the course of time and many numerous weekends, two jacks of all trades, created what would be “camps” in their families for generations to come.  My…

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July 19, 2011
Starting out composting can sometimes seem overwhelming.  It means that, like recycling, a certain level of consciousness must occur when sorting out kitchen scraps.  However, with small changes, you can make a difference for the planet and for your gardens.  Naturally, composting makes sense for chicken owners.  This post will serve as an introduction to…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.