April (snow) showers bring May flowers?!

Usually, around this time of the year, I start spending much of my free time in the dirt - planting, preparing areas for planting, repairing and updating garden structures, and yes, even weeding.  This year however, the muddy paw prints on the kitchen floor are the only sign that a garden exists in our life. … Continue reading April (snow) showers bring May flowers?!

The Evolution of Our Urban Jungle

We're coming to the close of another year, and once again, it's been a year full of ups and downs, with the former seeming fleeting and the latter feeling overwhelming at the time.  Regardless, it's been a busy year for many of us, and for some reason, it's at this time of the year that … Continue reading The Evolution of Our Urban Jungle

Hibernating Under the Hydrangea

So many people love Fall.  Really, really, love Fall.  Cooler weather, that smell, changing of the leaves, Pumpkin Spice everything - and I mean everything, just yesterday I saw a sign at a large auto dealership that read, "Pumpkin Spice Oil Change now available."  That made me laugh much harder than it should have.  Probably … Continue reading Hibernating Under the Hydrangea