revolutions around the sun

As we transition into shorter daylight and cooler nights, there is ongoing bustle in the garden. :: Leaves begin to let go. :: Finally after a summer of drought, rain sparkles on the Redbeckia. :: The farm hires two "employees" to prep the garden beds for fall (A.K.A. Chickens). ::…

some things do last forever (almost)

Perennials are the closest thing to permanent in a garden. They are heartier plants, that live through winter and flourish year after year. Once well-established they flourish with little maintenance. Annuals grow for only one year. I plant them, they live through the growing season and die. Next year, if…