This Greenhousey Thing Might Be Panning Out…

This Greenhousey Thing Might Be Panning Out…

My little balcony greenhouse seems to be doing surprisingly well… I really didn’t expect this. The above photo shows most of the very tiny space. I planted this cucumber from seed in October of 2015 – it’s still really tiny, as cucumber plants...
A Surprise in my Front Flower Bed!

A Surprise in my Front Flower Bed!

This was a nice surprise! I was cleaning out the sadly neglected “flower” bed in front of my building today when I noticed a group of really pretty Lily-of-the-Valley nestled waaaaay back against the foundation where, of course, they can’t possibly...
Am I Smarter than a Potato?

Am I Smarter than a Potato?

My big project for 2014 (aside from becoming “Independently Self-Sufficient”, that is) was to be able to feed the household without having to purchase any vegetable I could grow myself. Actually, the garden was a major part of the “Independently...