Tag Archive | garden

Eggs and Jam

Removing the pits from small black cherries, one by one, the thought came to me that there are those who think I don’t work.  The reality is that I produce luxury products for a very select clientele, sometimes only the number of two.

Quatre fruits rouges

I painted this watercolour to be used to make the labels for my jam.  I only need three of them.


Then I prepared a dish to take to the end of the year meal for our choir.

Eggs from our chickens, salad, herbs and flowers from the garden.


Borage flowers


Thyme flowers





Micro Chard—a Luxury

Sometimes it’s not a bad thing be a bit negligent in the garden.  A chard plant went to seed last spring and I didn’t remove it until this spring which has resulted in hundreds of chard seedlings.  Since I need the space for beans, I weeded the area, separating the chard-weeds from the weed-weeds and brought them in for dinner.  Lightly wilted with butter melted into them, delicious!

Scary, Beautiful or … ?

From my garden:

Peas (almost) and Tools

Just waiting for those pods to get bumpy.   Aren’t they cute?  My sister gave them to me and I keep them on hand for installing art exhibits.  This time they clipped some wire for holding together a structure to protect and support sweet peas.  Whenever my husband sees them, he seems to look at […]

In the Garden – March 2017

      “When sitting the brother sees the flower wilting and the rust coming out, he feels his bone bending; then into his head the hoe comes to till the garden that never fades. The brother that is clear-sighted goes out of his own head, goes up into My Hand.  His head becomes gold […]