A Summer Rain in the Garden…

It’s mid-summer July and in  my studio, I hear the pitter-patter of the summer rain and as I look out the window the sun is playing peek-a-boo among the rain clouds.  Everything is so green, the humming-bird at the feeder was caught by surprise as well.  The adventurous side of me draws me out to […]

Hello again, here we are entering some of the last grey days of Winter.  The sun was peeking out for felt like a moment or two…but has returned to shades of grey.  The air is quiet except for far away sound of a lone rooster. Who knew that they could crow whenever besides at the […]

Spring Fades to Summer….

There is so much to catch up on in the garden, morning birds make their way to the feeders in anticipation,  as the sweet soft cooing of the morning dove fills the air as I sip my morning Joe.   This spring has been one for the books, the cool weather crops have had a nice […]

Spring Brings It’s Colorful Presence

Spring is here!  Validation of this fact can be seen all through Berks County and beyond with the blooming of crocus, glory of the snow, daffodils and the soon to follow tulips. Now would be the time to consider what direction you would like your garden or patio to go.  Butterfly and Hummingbird gardens are […]

Fall is the Season!

Fall is here with all its majestic colors we have come to associate with the fall season. There are a few other perks that come with fall. The ability to forge among apple orchards for the perfect apple for apple baking recipes. Let’s not forget the fresh pressed apple cider, which waits for you & […]

It’s mid-summer and early morning. The sun is spreading across the lawn.  The long  shadows, combined with the still, dewy grass just made fall seem a little closer. That’s ok, it helps with preparing the soil for those wonderful fall vegetables, while the soil is still warm. What typically gets planted for fall harvesting? Cold […]