Monthly Archives: January 2011


via LoraLea, one of our very witty co-workers: Top Five Signs you’re one of “The Bird People”… 5. You spend more money on bird seed and suet than you spend on “people food”. 4. You are afraid your neighbors have more feeders than you do….so you put up 6 more feeders. 3. You bought a

Battle against The beetle

YES.... It's time for those *!#~? Beetles!! Japanese Beetles were "accidentally introduced" to the U.S. and the first one was noticed in New Jersey in 1916 ... Adult beetles feed during the day on a wide variety of plants including flowers (especially roses), ripening fruit and tender leaves with small veins. On trees, they only

Spring vegetable seed start schedule

Below is the spring seedling schedule. INDOORS Last week of January to 2nd week of February: Endive, Escarole First to second week of February: Eggplant, Onions, Kale, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower Second to last week of February: Chamomile, Lavender, Leeks, Peppers, Rosemary, Parsley, Thyme Last week of February to second week of March: Basil,

Beckoned by an Oak Tree

So yesterday I am scurring about, tasking, tasking. Housework, craft projects, etc, etc. All of a sudden a big Oak tree popped in to my head. Not just any Oak tree. I visit this tree occasionally just to get out of the loop. Apparently Oak thought I needed to step out of my to-do created loop list. Next