Growing food

Mason bees

Friday, May 30th, 2008

With the nice weather finally here in Seattle, our mason bees have been busy pollinating flowers and laying eggs for next spring.  I say “our” bees because we put up a little bee house on our side porch several years ago.  We started off with a few tubes of ready-to-hatch bees purchased at the Northwest […]

Edible plants

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Don’t miss this weekend’s edible plant sale, put on by the Seattle Tilth each spring.  We go each year to pick up plants for our garden (although we will unfortunately miss this year’s sale!), and we’ve learned that you’ve got to get there early for the best selection – the line starts a good half […]