Garden

My Oasis {August 2016}

My Oasis {August 2016}

My August post is a bit sad as I was missing my SLR Nikon with the camera lens mailed in for repairs. (To say that my cell phone camera is poor is an understatement.) It was out for most of the month and I had […]

Mother Earth News Fair 2016 {Albany, Oregon}

Mother Earth News Fair 2016 {Albany, Oregon}

The Mother Earth News Fair is traditionally the first weekend of June. This year’s fair was again in Albany, Oregon and is the only fair on the west coast. It was previously in Puyallup, Washington but was relocated to a more central location for the […]

My Oasis {July 2016}

My Oasis {July 2016}

July has been somewhat unpredictable; both a cool and hot month for us in the Pacific NW. It is the month that the garden (and the weeds) really explode and change daily.  My Veggie Garden The Yard Summer’s Harvest We need to be better about […]

My Oasis {June 2016}

My Oasis {June 2016}

The month of June flew by!  We were out of town for almost half the month, so when we arrived back home it was time to play catch up.  I am thankful for all the drip irrigation we installed which makes it easy for us […]

My Oasis {May 2016}

My Oasis {May 2016}

I have taken pictures throughout the month of May in my yard and garden.  We are a bit behind in what we normally have growing in the garden, at this time of year because we were busy moving a big pile of bark in April. […]

My Oasis {April 2016}

My Oasis {April 2016}

We live on ½ acre of property in Western Washington, and this is my oasis.  Working in my yard is done for the pure enjoyment of it.  My goal is to post monthly during the growing season so you can see the progress, projects and […]

Easy Fermenting

Easy Fermenting

Fermenting has been on our to-do list for quite some time. It is always a little scary to try something new but I finally got tired of paying the high prices for fermented foods so I took the dive. I am not an expert just […]