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Mocha is not a free range cat, we built her a catio when we got her. Our last cat was taken by a coyote so we’ve been very protective of Mocha but she loves to get out and roam the … Continue reading
Middle daughter has been creating her magic all over our entrance. This little wattle fence made from woven hazel nut pruning marks the edge of the driveway so creatively. Stones from around the property outline and beautify the path to … Continue reading
Middle daughter did a beautiful moss garden and rockery along one edge of the driveway. Looks so nice with the sun on it. She has more plans for further down the driveway too. Vignettes like this around our acreage fill … Continue reading
Lovely view of our backyard pond with rose campion in the background. That’s a metal heron hiding in the grass. Just felt so pastoral and calm.
He’s shedding his winter coat and seems lonely wandering through our yard.
Yesterday I was out cleaning up my herb bed, smiling at new shoots poking up – this morning, it’s winter again. BRRR!
Rose Campion, An old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe. From the Greek lychno for lamp because the flowers glow. They are attractive to butterflies and are drought Tolerant. The leaves were used as oil lamp wicks. The seeds are … Continue reading
The most comfortable and shady hammock in the yard. Wild ferns, wilting from the drought, cherry tree, sun umbrella and our house in the background with the woods beyond. I love the layers of green.