a promise made new

Summer solstice is here, the sun’s energy is at its peak, and the herbs are back!  Now that the greenhouse is cleaned out (we had a successful first season selling plants!), I can focus more on what’s growing outside.  It’s finally time to start harvesting things as they come into season, and I can hardly…

enter the mantis

Things seem to happen so quickly in the greenhouse, so I decided a quick update was in order.  This post is kind of a departure for me, as it will be mostly pictures.  (try to contain yourselves.) So aphids.  They mostly seem to like my tropicals- hibiscus, brugmansia, and elders in particular.  They love the…