Posts tagged as: HQ

Welcome To My 2011 Garden-stravaganza

May 23rd, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

5 weeks ago, all this was but a tiny sprout in a barren sea of bark and brown. I’ve yet to post any real pictures from the micro-farm this year, what with all the other goings-on around here. But this past weekend I finally transplanted the last of my indoor starts, so I thought I’d [...]

Getting Ready To Garden: 2011 Edition

April 6th, 2011 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

It’s here! It’s here! Gardening season has crept up on us, and the window for starting seedlings is quickly slipping away. But don’t despair, ’cause it’s certainly not gone yet! With a spirited baby boy keeping me occupied all through the days, I’ve been doing my pre-gardening in those sacred quiet hours of the very [...]

Goodbye Garden 2010

December 7th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

This random zinnia popped up in an unused pot. Aww, little fighter! It’s been months since my last “state of the garden” address, and a lot has changed since then! By now we’ve had our first frost, in fact, and the whole shebang is shut down for the winter. Only the kale lives on. (because [...]

Welcome To The Hen House

September 14th, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Fauna

Life can get pretty crazy here at HQ. With a tall skinny house on a long skinny lot, there’s a whole Micro Farm fit in this little footprint. There’s us two adults plus our progeny, two big boy dogs, two lovely lady birds, a humble food forest, and about a billion beautiful house plants. That’s [...]

The Great Seed Exchange, And A Little Update From The 2010 Tiny Garden

August 31st, 2010 - posted under: The Farm » Flora

Oh, deary me. Goodness goodness goodness. With a late spring, a miniature monster to care for fulltime, a foggy summer punctuated by unexpected heat waves, and most recently, two consecutive weekends away . . . it feels as though the world is conspiring against my garden. Ha! It’s just a hot mess up in there [...]