Tag: spring

pea shoots

I want to enjoy the fresh spring air, but gardening is simply not a relaxing activity in my book. There will be no planting of these pea shoots…

in bloom: may

This week has been nothing but gray skies and rain drops.  Earlier in May I managed to take a few photos and present to you an allergy-free way…

leaf print easter eggs

I know Easter has come and gone, but I posted a few egg photos on Facebook and some of you have been asking for more info. My interests…

white flower farm in litchfield, ct

Every spring I get the itch to visit White Flower Farm. There’s an out of the ordinary selection of plants for sale and always something exceptional blooming in their gardens. This trip, the tulips were stealing…

more spring blooms

I’m still sniffling, I think it was a cold, but others keep asking me if I have allergies. I can’t seem to shake off whatever I’ve got and it’s been a week…

spring thoughts

I’ve been hearing a lot how tree pollen counts are off-the-charts this season. This is photo from the pair of flowering plum trees we have at the foot…

name that bean

Every spring I get excited about fresh peas and beans and then I remember how much work it is to shell them.  Can you name these beans?I had…

at home: with michele & burke

Once upon a time we had some really cool friends who lived close by in New Haven. They eventually outgrew life in Connecticut and packed up their card catalog…