A Thousand Words

It’s not that there’s nothing to say or even that there’s not much going on. It’s just that life has gotten a little unpredictable….starting with the holidays. We had a white Christmas, which is unusual for Port Townsend. The odds of it snowing here on Christmas morning are about 7%. The last time that happened… Continue reading A Thousand Words

(Can You) Dig It

Or Not? I know when it comes to cultivating the soil, everyone has an opinion about it. There are a lot of good reasons not to. The soil has a structure and its own little ecosystem of worms, fungus and bugs. Also, digging is hard work! A good reason to dig is if you’re putting… Continue reading (Can You) Dig It

The Cut Above

A peach tree pruned.  On the winter days that aren’t too frozen or wet you can generally find me up a ladder cutting away on the trees. Here in the Pacific Northwest I like to start pruning deciduous trees in January. This way [when they wake up] a lot of their growth will be in… Continue reading The Cut Above

Don’t get carried awayyyyyyy

Now that fall is here you can feel that a shift has taken place. We’re to that time of year. Everything is coming to a close, a calming of summers extroverted energies. The land will tell you if you care to listen, “We’re drawing inward, going deep into the dirt. Leave us be or you can join… Continue reading Don’t get carried awayyyyyyy