On the Wings of March

A garden walk in early March
We find on paths once dry and parched,
Now soaked; the skies have opened up
And pooled in leaves like a tiny cup,
Soft sponges ‘neath the rain of trees
That drip long after a passing breeze
Has chased the clouds on over.… Read more

Solexx Greenhouse Kit Sale!

Solexx Conservatory kit
The Solexx Conservatory kit is made for serious gardeners! Solexx Greenhouse kits are on sale through 4/15/18!

All those who are on the fence about investing in the greenhouse of their dreams: now might be the time to take the plunge.Read more

Goodbye, Winter

The Winter’s dance, a play with white, shadow, and stillness.

Turning the Corner into November

An Autumn Garden Inventory

Last of the zucchinis
The last of the Great Zucchinis.

We now turn the corner into November. Thank goodness we got all the tomatoes and zucchinis harvested! How could there be such a difference from one day to the next? We can feel the change in the air.… Read more


September 8, 2017:

Willow room in September

Rain! The sound is thunderous on the canvas roof of our pop-out camper. My husband and I are like a couple of kids in the summer, camping out in our own backyard. We huddle in our bags in part wonder and a whole lotta gratitude that we have such a fancy “tent” in such a downpour.… Read more

Travels in Ecuador

We did something drastic this February to escape those drizzly grey days so typical in the Pacific Northwest: we ran away to Ecuador. Some might say that was a bit extreme…and indeed it was, in every way imaginable.

Why Ecuador? For the ecological diversity, the culture, the climate, the coffee, the chocolate… to name a few good reasons.… Read more