I would cordially like to invite you to the Colorado Springs Home and Landscaping Show this weekend, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. If you love decorating, improving, gardening, and events as much as I do, you will love this show! HGTV, inspiration, ideas, and of course, White Wolf Medicine will be there! And yours truly is … More Farmgirl School Live!
Every year’s garden is different. As soon as you think you have it figured out, the next year throws you for a loop. This is why becoming a professional farmer can cause severe anxiety issues. There is no control. Over anything! Here in our three community garden plots we are simply trying to feed ourselves … More Farmgirl Gardening Series Week 12
“Here we go corn, here we go!” clap clap “Here we go corn, here we go!” stomp stomp. My cheerleading days come in handy around here. The corn is indeed up to my knee. The sweet corn will likely make it before the season ends! Some of the popcorn is up to Maryjane’s knee and … More Farmgirl Gardening Series (Knee High by 4th of July)
The radishes are here! The first of the crops. Beautiful pink and red orbs peeking through the soil. What gifts. I appreciate food so much more in a garden. Checklist this week: #1 All seedlings that are four inches tall must get thinned. Gosh, they worked so dang hard to grow for you and … More Friday Farmgirl Series Week 8 (radishes and respite)
Well, it’s snowing again. As I write, warm in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot, earthy coffee, I watch the rain/snow mix fall weightlessly to the ground. Maryjane thought Santa was coming the other night. But, even folks that live in Colorado forget that April is one of our snowiest months and … More Farmgirl Gardening Series- Week 2 (Potatoes and Other Spring Crops)
I rented three 10×20 plots from the community garden. I went yesterday to sit with the land and watch, listen, look at the soil and note what may have been planted there. My plots are a little rough. Very sandy, very dry. Weeds popping up. But it is a blank canvas. I could have rented … More Farmgirl Gardening Series