Monthly Archives: May 2011

cicadas!

Almost two weeks ago, Dad went up to the farm to mow the lawn around the main house.  When I chatted with him later in the evening, he mentioned that when he first got to the farm, he thought he … Continue reading

Posted in Wild Things | Tagged | Leave a comment

irrigation 2009

Even though we get a lot of rain in North Carolina, I realized that it was unpredictable in the heat of the summer and I was going to need some solution to water the garden that would work even when … Continue reading

Posted in Irrigation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

bees 2009

My Mom’s cousin was an engineer at Western Electric.  Upon retirement he took up gardening on a grand scale and sold produce through the farmer’s market in Winston-Salem.  He has now retired from gardening on that scale, but still grows … Continue reading

Posted in The Bees | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment