Wordless Wednesday

White-collared Robin is back!

I was so excited yesterday to see that we have a white-collared American Robin back this year.  I really am not certain it is the same robin from last year but I will say this, I have never seen a Robin with a white-collar (ever) until last year and this one has returned to the … Continue reading

Garden update followed by cute sleeping collie

Things are coming along well in the garden (and indoors under the lights).  Spring is officially here and excitement is in the air.  Here are a few photos of what’s growing currently.             So there you have it and now as promised, cute sleeping collie: Happy Spring everyone!

List It Out – Veggie Garden 2011

So far, on the list for the veggie garden we have: Spinach Peas (shelling) Strawberries (everbearing, planted last year) Blueberries (bushes still small won’t get many) Nantes Carrots Music Garlic (hard neck) Soft neck Garlic (potted) Cal Wonder Peppers Jalapeno Peppers (Early) Tomato Red Oxheart Tomato Roma Cherry Black Zucchini Blue Lake Pole Beans Contender … Continue reading

Proof spring is right around the corner!

Look at those beautiful colors peaking through!  I just love seeing the goldfinches molt. Also today, I spotted a pair of Brown-headed Cowbirds at the feeder.  Haven’t seen any all winter.  They usually are only around briefly in spring/summer.  Definitely not year round residents.  I really hope they choose the HOSP to raise their young … Continue reading

The Official First Garden Post of 2011

I’m calling it.  This is it.  It’s officially the beginning of our 2011 garden!     If you are wondering about the white pvc tubes, those are my watering tubes.  I center a short piece of pipe and fill my seed flats with dirt around it.  Space seeds accordingly around the flat (depending on seed … Continue reading

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