The Pretty Purple Finch
Not long ago a visitor pointed out that what I thought was a house finch was really a purple finch. So, of course I had to make a felt purple finch. This is the only one I’ve seen on the farm lately!
Right click on this link and select “Save target as” (on a PC) to save this purple finch pattern to your computer.
Yesterday’s drive-by of the osprey nest in Whiting showed the proud parents standing watch over at least one baby. The sun was too high in the sky and my lens … Continue reading
Garden Beauty and Challenges
A burst of consistent 70s during the day the past few days has helped to nudge my garden along. Beauty is taking hold in the garden – at the same … Continue reading
Greenhouse Tomatoes and Cukes
Today is the beginning of an experiment in the new greenhouse. Inspired by a photo on Pinterest, I started cucumber seeds in hanging pots. These are suspended from a shower … Continue reading
It strikes me that these violets in bloom by my kitchen sink look like little purple satellite dishes.
We all have our evening routines. This time of year for us, it goes something like this. I head to the greenhouse to visit my plants. I’m battling powdery mildew … Continue reading
Grilled Cheese with Spicy Green Sauce
I waxed poetic about the fabulous grilled cheese with spicy green sauce I had the other day at Chase’s Daily in Belfast. I enjoyed this sandwich so much that I … Continue reading