Summer weather has arrived and with it many wonderful things are happening around our farm and garden.
Back in 2012 I planted a front flowerbed. It was a big deal. I had planted many other flowerbeds, but the one right at our entrance had been on hold. Finally, though, I was able to put in the flowerbed. I was thrilled! I decided that since it was a small area & it was the most visible that I would splurge & spend the
The kids & I ventured a bit south yesterday to visit The Oregon Garden. This was a first time visit for all of us. I really wasn’t sure what to expect. We didn’t have time to explore the entire garden, but what we did see we enjoyed very much. It was a great place to explore with my kids. We had fun seeing the birds,
I have 18 different birds to go until reaching my goal of 100 for the year. There are 24 weeks left & I’m getting nervous that I’ll really be scrambling the last few weeks to make my goal. This summer has been busy, but not in a way that’s helping my bird numbers. Although my bird species numbers aren’t growing, I have been seeing lots
Earlier this spring my mom went to a nursery that she thought I would enjoy. Today we finally made it there together. It is The Garden Corner. Mom was right, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I didn’t have my camera with me, but lucky for me the hubby & I just got new phones. This was a perfect place to try out the camera feature. Except
Since we are learning about the Oregon Trail, I thought it would be fun to check out The End of the Oregon Trail in Oregon City. Historically, this is an important spot. Pioneers traveling along the Oregon Trail ended their journey here – well kind of. Back in the days of the Oregon Trail the whole area would be full of covered wagons. From here