Getting ready to put my own seeds in the Aerogarden-tomato seeds. Yes, the tea mug is an integral part of the process Seed pods ready to go. I put together baskets, add the growing medium and seeds, then iron on the labels The first sprout appeared s few days later in the Aerogarden DH’s Rainbow… Continue reading Knitting and Gardening
Actually, more finishing of projects that I started at least a year ago. The next finished project is Plymouth’s Cabled Button Wrap in Plymouth Royal Llama Silk yarn. I have three handmade polymer clay buttons for it. I also finished my Freeman’s Alley Mitts, but forgot to take a photo. I couldn’t block the wrap… Continue reading More Knitting: Hard to Believe
From time to time, I have actually knitted. For some reason, the only time I have knitted recently has been during my lunch breaks at work. I have been working on a cotton sweater and a wrap from silk/llama yarn, both projects that I started last year. Sedona is a top down cardigan sweater from… Continue reading Actual Knitting Content
One of the things is, the Granny Smith apple tree is blooming, later than the other apple trees. I made a blueberry pound cake from a Cooking Light recipe from 1998. I remembered it all these years. I found some Chobani lemon yogurt and want to try it again. It has been warm lately, and… Continue reading Knit, Crochet, Plants, Etc.
Actually, this is pear honey. (I used 2 cups of pineapple and cooked it in a 3.5 qt Crock Pot on High until it got thick) I did not quite have enough pears for a batch, so I had to run out to the tree. I grabbed a limb, shook it and got outta the… Continue reading Pears, Honey
See I do knit. Actually, I finished this sweater, Zoe from C2Knts, a few weeks ago, but just got around to weaving in the ends and blocking. It is almost dry, then I have to sew on a couple of buttons. The yarn, Cascade Cotton Club, is not that blue, but is a greener teal.… Continue reading Evidence of Knitting
I saw some decapitated parsley plants, and kept looking for swallowtail caterpillars. I found some in the next couple of days after finding the chewed parsley. They were on the dill in the next planter. I was wondering if frass serves as fertilizer.The red in the background of the caterpillar shot is the periwinkle (vinca)… Continue reading Canning and Caterpillars