Buzzing with Joy: Why I Garden

I noticed something special in my new garden the other day. I was sitting, imagining what it will look like in a year, and saw movement on one of my chamomile plants. A bee. A honey bee. Today I saw another one. Two honey beesWhile the garden is far from completed, it brought me great … Continue reading Buzzing with Joy: Why I Garden


Germination Progress

I'm pleased to say that most of my seedlings (so far) are up. All of the White Horehound, Milk Thistle, Yarrow, and Chamomile are sprouted and doing well. Today I also noticed that some of my onions have also begun to sprout. I'm still waiting for my Valerian and Rosemary to sprout. Hopefully they'll start … Continue reading Germination Progress

For the Love of Bees!

My latest project revolves around those buzzing beauties; the bees.  The struggling population needs all the help it can get. Little did I know that some of the herbs I've been growing over the last few years are already a favorite of the bee. Plus the vegetable garden brought in quite the crowd last year. … Continue reading For the Love of Bees!

The Garden Grows

While it's still early in Michigan for starting vegetable plants, it is perfect timing for some of the slower growing herbs. Yesterday, to be exact, marked the first day of the 2016 growing season for me and I was all too happy to be "playing" in dirt. Currently I have eight plants/seeds under my nursery … Continue reading The Garden Grows