I’m in that in-between stage of planting when everything’s looking great, but can’t safely live start living outside yet. My windows are overflowing with seedlings. These photos don’t even begin to tell half the story! The 2013 plant list includes … Continue reading
While working on the new vegetable gardens, I saw this European honey bee getting busy in the crocuses. I watched her for a full ten minutes as she continued her quest to get ALL the pollen. Welcome back, bees!
We have several favorite farms at Park Slope & Carroll Gardens’ greenmarkets, and evidently so do the bees. If this little worker bee could cast her vote, she’d say Rogowski Farm has the best honey in the land. It’s true … Continue reading
Japanese anemones are late-season standouts that can bloom for up to 60 days. For our garden, I first did my research by reading the Chicago Botanical Garden’s anemone evaluation and chose “Robustissma” for its long bloom, color, height, and eventual … Continue reading
Last night I added blue asters to my collection and when I came outside this morning to do some work, I found them covered in at least four different species of bees. You’re welcome, little guys! After four months of … Continue reading