TTTT – TEA TIME TUESDAY TOUR

TTTT – TEA TIME TUESDAY TOUR

TTTT – TEA TIME TUESDAY TOUR During my gardening season here in Wisconsin, zone 5, I am making weekly videos. They are titled TTTT – TEA TIME TUESDAY TOUR. They are located on my YouTube channel. Here is a link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5skLKXtVOF0 to my latest gardening video. There are more that preceded this video. Please join me in my tours to see the latest blooms and harvests. Enjoy my friends. Smiles, Lark

SPRING THAW – HEAT WAVE

SPRING THAW – HEAT WAVE

SPRING THAW – HEAT WAVE Here in southeastern Wisconsin this week’s temps have been in the high 60’s F. We all know this will not last BUT it sure is like taking a vacation to a warmer climate. I have REALLY, REALLY been enjoying the sunshine. My daily yoga has been done on our south facing deck. I love the positive effects this weather has on my mind, body and Spirit. BUT I also know that it is not a…

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STARTING ONIONS FROM SEED

STARTING ONIONS FROM SEED

STARTING ONIONS FROM SEED Hi my gardening friends. I’m back. The days are getting longer and that means more SUNSHINE. Wisconsin Winters are much too long, grey and cold. January 25, I seeded my onions. I have selected two types on ‘long day’ onions. A yellow onion called Patterson. This variety is suppose to store well. Not real huge but flavorful. My other selection is Red Wing. I grew this last year and it did quite well. I still have…

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FEEDING THE SOIL

FEEDING THE SOIL

Feeding the soil is the base of having a healthy body. Building a rich nutrient rich soil feeds the plants which in turn feeds us. The circle of life. This time of the year I have a lot of ‘green’ matter to compost. Some goes onto the compost pile, others are spread for a mulch and some I dig in around a plant. When doing the digging in I make sure I am away from the root ball of the…

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MUCH NEEDED RAIN

MUCH NEEDED RAIN

Beautiful rain yesterday and it continued during the night. I am getting ready for the ‘Open Days Conservancy Garden Tour. Signs, balloons and garden tasks done. Worked at twigging the flowers in the veggie garden. Cosmos, Marigolds and Verbena ‘Buenos Aries’ are beautiful. All attract the pollinators. The herbs, Anise Hyssop, Dill, Cilantro and Italian Flat Leaf Parsley are all flowering. I am leaving these go to seed for next year’s seed supply. The bees, butterflies and ME love herbs….

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