Happy Solstice y’all! Today for Solstice we got rain, a lovely gift because along with heat we’ve also been having a drought. The drought is so bad that the Mississippi River, the main source of water for the Twin Cities, is just a few inches above its lowest recorded level

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One of the best things about not having a front and backyard of manicured lawn is more-than-human visitors who also spend time there. Not all of the visitors are as welcome as others and some of them have a problem with sharing. Squirrels are both entertaining and infuriating. I cannot

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It’s gardening weekend! Whoop! Whoop! Last year during COVID lockdown the Friends School Plant Sale was cancelled. It was the first Mother’s Day weekend in something like 17 years that we did not have a crazy garden sale weekend. Well they are back this year in a COVID appropriate way

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