by Stan Orchard | Feb 20, 2023 | Blog
Today is President’s Day in the U.S. That is the traditional start of the gardening season here on the Orchard Compound, though with the greenhouse we pretty much grow year round. But today we started broccoli, marigolds, peas, onions, spinach, radishes. Here’s to a healthy season.
by Stan Orchard | Oct 28, 2022 | Blog
Cleaning up the deck, wrapping up the growing season, and this little guy stays perched on our fading Tiger Lilly. Guess he hates to see the growing season end.
by Stan Orchard | Oct 2, 2022 | Blog
Temps in the 80s, flowers still blooming, Mariners still playing baseball…life is good for the moment. Savor it.
by Stan Orchard | Sep 15, 2022 | Blog
We’ve been using our greenhouse for a year now. An abundance of vegetables and flowers is the result. But we have been surprised by the number of small critters that have found their way in there. Butterflies, dragonflies, bees, frogs, and even slugs. We learn something every day.
by Stan Orchard | Aug 23, 2022 | Blog
Consuming what you grow is one of life’s greatest pleasures, at least for us.