Primary Earth-friendly Gardening Tenents:

*Tolerate minimal damage to plants and lawn from pests. *Build and maintain healthy soil by using compost and natural soil amendments. *Use chemicals as a last resort. *Use native plants when possible. They are adapted to the climate, soil and area pests. *Attract Beneficial Insects to increase pollination and decrease harmful pests. *Conserve water by using responsible watering methods.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Rainy Day Reflections: signs of change

There are always surprises at a new house. Here, near the chimney, I found a rather large blackberry bush last fall. It took me the better part of an hour to trace the root and pull it around the corner of the house.

And yet, I apparently missed a few bulbs during my excavation!
The seasons are changing . . .
A few signs of spring - the rains will continue for another 3 months .... with precious few sunny days for projects!