Category / Gardening

April 13, 2012
Two years ago, I was enlisted as the Project Coordinator for a new school yard garden project.  It was the first of its kind on school property and was started on a shoestring budget.  One way that we kept cost down was to build our own raised beds.  After scouring various gardening magazines and internet sites, I…

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March 29, 2012
We got in from vacation two days ago and it seems that I have so much that I want to share with everyone! We have so many wonderful things coming in the days ahead including a huge giveaway starting April 2nd. You will not want to miss! But first, we have some catching up to…

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