Reflecting on 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

2018 was a year of surprises, challenges, joy, and growth for both me and my family. My writing energy was diverted, and that was okay; it was necessary.  But after a week away in the sun, I feel so much more like myself: centered, calm, determined, and full of ideas and plans! Last week I … Continue reading Reflecting on 2018 (Part 1 of 2)

2017: A Year of Firsts at the Farm

Farmer Kate?!  Where did you go in 2017? You disappeared! Well, the basic gist of it was that I decided to be a farmer. I worked a super fun part-time job with some great gardening folks in Westford for most of the year, too, and then I just was pretty tired. I tried to do so … Continue reading 2017: A Year of Firsts at the Farm

Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!

Introduction: (Scroll down to numbered list to skip all the verbiage and start building). Over the next week I will be starting to grow some of my farm plants inside.  Eventually most of these seedlings will move outside and to be transplanted into the ground.  A few more are destined for pots on the porch, and … Continue reading Part 1 of 3. Build your own Grow Station to Start Seedlings Inside….Successfully!

I love seed catalogs

I love seeds.  This is not a surprise.  All growers love seeds.  They represent hope, they ARE hope, right in a tiny package. SO…..I bought a whole CRAP-TON of HOPE this year.  And I am not done, because this year I am in need of a crapton of hope. Seeds represent the futures, they are […]