The Minimalist Garden

I am learning to be a minimalist gardener. I’m not talking about minimalist design in the classic sense – order and a sparse aesthetic – green lawn, groomed shrubs, concrete hardscaping. This type of minimalism is for people who want to avoid gardening – low to no maintenance, uncluttered, tidy. I am talking about the … Continue reading The Minimalist Garden

Through the Seasons

Well. It turns out that pregnancy while parenting a toddler and the subsequent birth and first three months aren’t so easily compatible with keeping up a blog. At least for me. But, here is the beautiful result of that: Still, I really missed this. I recently made a commitment to my writing life that I am very excited … Continue reading Through the Seasons

Beet the System

I am so proud that I grew these beauties. Do you remember when I pulled thinnings back in June to make room for growth? This is the gorgeous result. Now I want to grow pounds and pounds of beets next year. I’m going to juice the beets and steam the greens with butter and lemon. so many … Continue reading Beet the System