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…

moveable feasts

New Year’s at the Hayes house.  It’s a new year and a new moon (a super moon, in fact!), which makes it perfect timing to sow new seeds and set new intentions.  The word “super moon” just means that the moon is new or full at perigee (the point in its orbit that is closest…