Today in the Garden

I'm starting a new feature, a garden report, to give me a sense of what happens throughout the year. STATUS Tomatoes are all succumbing to blight Fortus beans are all done bearing peppers have small fruits and blossoms; jalapenos are looking the most successful the cheap marigolds are robust and blooming young filet beans are …

Spring Abundance!

a little over one year ago I posted a photo of my produce haul from my first veggie garden in ten years. I was delighted with the delicious food and beautiful colours I was reaping so early in the season. I'm ready to repeat the tradition, the first harvest that feels like abundance: My strawberries, …

New Music

I awoke to something new this morning, a forgotten sound. The wind was moving through leaves. It always takes me by surprise, this time of year. There's the winter version, too: the first time I hear the wind waving bare branches. That sound has more of a roar to it. The leafy version is, of course, …