rant

Mysterious Happenings

Strange things are afoot in my backyard. And front yard. First: the weather. The temperature has been dropping here, close to or at freezing some nights. Strange for Portland in April. This evening I was walking through the backyard feeling very lucky that I came up with my raised bed cloche things right when the...

Caution: Rant Ahead

Be warned: This is not so much a gardening-related post as it is a home ownership-rant. You have been warned… This is our first house and I know some of you readers are in the same boat because I have read your blogs too. It’s hard getting into that first house, especially in Portland. Jay...