Monday, January 22, 2007

AWOL

I’ve been on the run since I last wrote. A trip south to Chattanooga followed by a European trip all left me with little fodder for a garden blog.

But yesterday we had our first snow here in Northern Virginia and I am beginning to feel as though the planet has righted itself and gotten in the groove of winter. Only now do I feel justified in scanning my seed catalogues and thinking about spring planting.

The truth is, there really isn’t much to say about the garden these days. But I have returned to my local farmer’s market on a regular basis. I now have a milk vendor along with greens and eggs and apples and bread AND Polyface chicken. I’ve really fallen for a bread they make called Struan bread. Yummmmmm.

To keep you entertained I am including a picture I took last fall during the carrot harvest, right after the new trees went in.



5 comments:

Sigruns German Garden said...

Great! A christmas tree with carrots!

Sigrun :-)

El said...

We've missed you! I too have wondered what to ponder, gardening-wise, but there's lots of paper gardening to do nowadays. And also, January gardens have no weeds, or bugs...

Hillside Garden said...

I have changed the blog after the trouble with beta.

Sigrun

Anonymous said...

love it!
mb, wt

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