Category Archives: Postaweek

The Way In

Sometimes the way to milk and honey is through the body. Sometimes the way in is a song. But there are three ways in the world: dangerous, wounding, and beauty. To enter stone, be water. To rise through hard earth, … Continue reading

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Calendula Revival

As I mentioned in my post, Solstice, my calendula plants didn’t make it through the winter freeze this year. I was intending to plant seeds this Spring to begin again. However, while hand weeding, I noticed several calendula starts already. … Continue reading

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Spring Sales Begin!

This Saturday, April 5th, heralds the beginning of the April Spring Sales. The Audubon Society Plant Sale consistently has one of the nicest selection of native plants that work well in the Pacific Northwest. One of my favorite eco-friendly growers, … Continue reading

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Bringing the Outdoors In II

Spring lures out my favorite flowers – the daffodils. Combined with forsythia, their sunny cheerfulness chases away winter doldrums. We’re a little late for St David’s Day (March 1), but we still enjoy the flowers named for him. And many … Continue reading

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Forsythia

Recently, I’ve been asked about the care of Forsythias. These are a bright, yellow Spring flowering plant that herald Spring. When in bloom, they are also a great reminder that it’s time to prune your roses. When the blooms are … Continue reading

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Such a Strange Country

Such a strange country I live in – the rest of the nation is covered in snow and ice, while today I came across a cherry tree already in blossom. I tried to take a photo to show you, but … Continue reading

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Bumble Bee Watch

I’m always looking for news on organic gardening and how to create gardens that support garden creatures. The Xerxes Society is looking for the public’s help in recording any sightings of bumble bees in North America. Their website has all … Continue reading

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