American Meadows has delivered me a cute, cloth bag of seeds just in time for me to start planting. I ordered them over a week ago, but with the holiday last weekend, I assumed things would take a bit longer to ship. But now they're here, and all is well. The backyard is tilled; thank … Continue reading Update: Seeds and a New T-Shirt! My Shopping Spree is Over!
In case you had any doubts about why I'm doing this project, let's chat about pollinators. Bees, wasps, butterflies, hummingbirds, these are just some of the hardworking pollinators that work tirelessly in our gardens, fields, orchards, and prairies. They're a crucial element in these ecosystems, and they're extremely important for our food production. In fact, … Continue reading For the Love of Pollinators
Iowa, I love you. Truly, I do. But get your crap together. This week's forecast was a mess, and so is next week's. As you can see, we're due for (in no particular order) heavy winds, sunshine, thunderstorms, rain, and snow. Each on a different day. Each putting a damper on my plans for this … Continue reading Update: Shaking My Fist at the Sky
Just a small update coming your way! Things have been moving along pretty slowly in my neck of the woods. Spring in Iowa is WET AND COLD. But we complain all winter about the weather, so I'll keep my mouth shut now that it's above freezing. Today, a beautiful, sunny, 70 degree Saturday, seemed like … Continue reading Update: Meadow Restored is One Month Old + We’re Ready to Transplant!