January 10, 2010

April 12, 2010

Finally! The cold winds have ceased, the grass is green, flowers are blooming and the Purple Martins have returned. Frogs and toads have been croaking. It's also time for sore backs from hauling mulch.


A very large bullfrog sits by the edge of my small pond

spring garden

This year I decided to create all raised beds instead of planting directly into the ground.

bok choy

Bok choy sprouts

two bullfrogs

Two bullfrogs


Spaghetti squash seedlings


Red Crimson pepper sprouts from Pepper Joes

tomato seedlings

Taps Tomato sprouts in an old plastic container


Ancho Poblano Pepper sprouts


A jumble of pepper sprouts

grandpa's strawberry pot

I loaded my grandpa's old strawberry pot with cilantro, lemon balm, fennel, thyme and basil

Ari and Hank

Ari and Hank