Garlic Under Snow

Siberian Purple Stripe garlic sprout in mid-February

One day, we go from this...

Bed of Siberian Purple Stripe garlic bulbs in mid-February

…and this...

Garlic Sprout Under Snow

…to this (yikes!)

Garlic Bed Under Snow

("Garlic? Are you still there?" "Yes!" come the muffled replies)

Garlic Bed in a Snowstorm

…and even to this! No, there is nothing wrong with your monitor. This is an official picture of a garlic bed in a snowstorm.

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Garlic is UP! and Much about Mulch

“The more one gardens, the more one learns; and the more one learns, the more one realizes how little one knows.”  ~Vita Sackville-West

Siberian Purple Stripe garlic sprout in mid-FebruaryStatus report: Mid-February and the garlic is up and growing strong!

I am doing a few things differently this year than last.… Read more

Garden Planning 2011: Some Successes from 2010

Shirley Falling In Love poppy bouquet

Shirley Poppies – “Falling In Love”

Hooray! Daffodils are sprouting! Almost spring! I love this time of year. The rain and wind can hammer and blow all they want – housework can pile up – the dogs can beg outside my door – I am lost in my fantasy world, visualizing Utopia (aka this year’s upcoming garden).… Read more