Category / Gardening

May 19, 2012
One of the things I love about living on Cape Cod is that it is full of avid gardeners.  In the Spring, those gardeners love to have plant sales.  I love going to them, because many of the plants you purchase come from other people’s backyards.  They are hardy, prolific and grow well in the…

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April 23, 2012
Whatever happened to April showers bring May flowers?  This April we have set a new record for dry weather on the Cape.  It has been over two weeks since we have had any rain.  Living on this little strip of land jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean, many of this year’s Spring storms somehow seem…

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April 14, 2012
Social media is a wonderful thing when it has the ability to connect people that live so close to one another that never would have met if it weren’t for the power of the internet.  One such person is Susan from Itzy Bitzy Farm.  Susan is one very talented horticulturalist who moved up North from…

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