Month: July 2011

Dog Days of Summer on the Herban Micro-Farm

Dog Days of Summer on the Herban Micro-Farm

We’re in the Dog Days…. Lots of heat and sun and practically no rain. The rain barrels are dry, so I’m dependent on my drip hose and city water (Yuck! Coincidentally, water-use restrictions have gone into effect in Northampton today.). The plants are thriving as…

Catch Me, I’m Swooning!

Catch Me, I’m Swooning!

Never one to swoon over roses before, I’ve suddenly become a devotee. It could be my age, I will admit. Roses are said to have a special pull for (ahem) “mature” women, and I’m now 43. But I lean towards the idea that it’s more…