July Update :Sun, Rain & Little Rock, AR

  What a month. The entry of Winter and with some decent rain showers and the occasional hail it asserted its arrival. We've still had  some wonderful sunny days however. From Sunday the 8th of July to the 12th we had beautiful, sunny weather. It was like summer had arrived. A real taste of summer. … Continue reading July Update :Sun, Rain & Little Rock, AR

Dinosaur Parsley

The paradox in gardening that I re-discover from time to time is: a wonderful success preceded by shear and utter neglect. Our Continental Parsley is such a thing. The most that I could ever have contributed to this success is the choice of a good location (between our rainwater tanks - where the soil remains … Continue reading Dinosaur Parsley

Stone Soup – another way

The Little Fellas are pretty good with eating their vegetables at dinner time. Gran? Not so much. We do like our Bone Broth and notice a difference between the times we consume it and the weeks we might not have any available. This Stone Soup version is a current winner in the household. Rather than … Continue reading Stone Soup – another way

Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

Our little batch of mini-crops (mostly large pots) are doing really well. As with our original Petit Paradis garden, I planted out quite a collection of pots with small, usually mixed vegetables. This was with the intention of at least providing something of home-grown quality instead of relying solely on buying produce in. At least … Continue reading Mini-Crop Update & Raised Bed One

The Muse, Avocado Trees & The Yearning

It is nearly time to start to plant out more trees. I really had no set agenda for this. Not so soon at any rate. It is simply occurring like a strong feeling. An idea or thought about what I should probably do that is accompanied by a yearning, a compelling urge to follow through … Continue reading The Muse, Avocado Trees & The Yearning