Category Archives: In the Garden

H is for Hen

In one corner of our yard stands a small house, painted brown with white trim.  As I walk towards it, I am greeted by a familiar cluuuuck-cluck-cluck, as the hens eagerly look to see if I am bringing them food.  … Continue reading

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The Garden is Growing

I have always lived near gardens and green spaces.  I grew up in a house in the country with a large yard, surrounded by acres of forest.  When I was in university I had my tiny dorm room filled with … Continue reading

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Changing Slowly, But Sprouting

Things are changing.  Outside, in the garden, the first spring bulbs are sprouting, forcing their way inexorably out of the ground and into the bright light of late winter – crocuses, snowdrops, daffodils, grape hyacinths.  I pull aside last autumn’s … Continue reading

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