This is not a pretty picture: aster yellows
22 October 2018 | 2:34 pm

When you notice the coneflowers have made Seussical green sprouts from the cone, your first thought might be, “cool!” But then you remember coneflowers don’t emulate kids’ stories, and you likely have a problem. I was trying to take IPhone pics of these sweet little bees that were all over the swamp sunflowers and coneflowers. […]

Happy Spring CSA
20 March 2018 | 2:58 pm

Welcome Spring! We’re all ready. Since we still are renting and not gardening, we signed up for our first ever CSA (community supported agriculture) from City Roots Farm, meaning gorgeous local organic produce every week. What’s double cool is that when we’re back in our own house, this urban farm is a 5-minute bike ride […]

Bee teaser
19 March 2018 | 4:57 pm

I’m excited about a couple of articles coming up soon with my stories and photos. Here’s a little teaser: honeybees bringing in early spring pollen in Lexington County. Their loaded pollen baskets on their hind legs look like tiny rocket boosters. Look for it next time you watch bees work flowers. If you ever have […]


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