We’re making good use of this very nice spring weather

Here's the last of the tomatoes I planted. Boy, I'm glad that's done! Our season is very short here in northern Minnesota, so we're hard at work trying...

And you thought we were busy before…

Wow, it's planting time and we have been crazy busy lately! Our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, went back home to plant her garden and watch over her dog, Bella, who is due to...

Sorry I didn’t blog Monday

We were hugely busy getting ready for me to take a two day (or more) jaunt to Mayo Clinic with our carpenter friend, Tom, who was due for his once-every-three-year checkups. It's...

We woke up to an inch of snow this morning

Our temperatures have been running about 10 degrees below normal — or more. Brrr. When Mittens saw snow on the ground this morning, she made a scrunched up ugly face. She was...

It’s been a different week

I've been busy cleaning out my raspberry-choked flower beds in the front yard, getting ready to renew them. Around here, wild raspberries are among the worst of weeds, spreading by underground rhizomes,...