It’s the beginning of August and we’ve just started pulling peaches ripe from the orchard. Not many are ripe yet here in Wisconsin, but we had a good bowl full of Early White Lady Peaches last Friday. With company coming over that night I thought […]
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Choosing one or more new trees for your yard can be a daunting task. There are many things to take into consideration. Trust me, I get it. Here’s a Tree Planting Checklist for you. In case you’re unfamiliar with our story… A few years ago, […]
On any given day if you ask me if I have anything going on, the list is endless. It feels like I always have about 150 things that I should be doing, or projects that I have in the works. Yet, I still make time […]
This little semi-circle of beauty was already here when we arrived at the house. It was wonderful, with it’s stone bench and twisting ivy vines. There is one birdhouse nearby to keep the birds singing and another with a little latch door to store pruners and garden […]
I love pumpkins. Period. I can’t think of many other things that make such a statement in the fall as a beautiful group of different colored pumpkins and gourds at the front door. Just think of it- the fresh chill in the air, crisp golden […]
Getting ready to start planting? Here are a few things to do first to wake up your garden and get the most out of your plants this year. Outside of starting a brand new garden, the 2 most laborious tasks of the year are probably […]