Diane Lockspeiser

BACK AND FORTH – March 2022

BACK AND FORTH - March 2022

Diane describes how difficult it is to live on a hill when there is so much snow and freezing rain.

BUGS AND WEEDS – September 2021

BUGS AND WEEDS - September 2021

Diane tells us how she deals with bugs and weeds.

THE FOX – A FABLE BASED ON REAL EVENTS – July 2021

THE FOX - A FABLE BASED ON REAL EVENTS - July 2021

It became difficult for all of the wild creatures to find food, and so the fox travelled to new places to search for dinner.

SPRING CLEANING – JUNE 2021

By Diane Lockspeiser It was wet and chilly on Mothers’ Day, but when the sun came out for a while here I went up the hill to work on the main garden. The early seedlings that I had planted were doing well despite frosts: peas, carrots, bok choy, kale, and mizuna (a mild type of…

HOW COOL! —— May 2021

   As I mentioned last month, when the garden beds were still covered in snow and I needed to start cleaning up the chicken coop, I piled the soiled wood chips next to the coop. What I hadn’t mentioned was that I had piled it on top of snow.

MY CHEMISTRY LAB — April 2021

Diane discusses soil testing