North Fork Fresh

One of my favorite places is the North Fork of Long Island. If I wouldn’t be stuck with an almost two hour commute to work everyday, I would easily move out there in a second. The next best thing to living out there is driving out on the weekends for a visit, especially in the spring…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Anticipation

I took a gamble and bought a strawberry plant that said it would grow in a pot, thinking that no fruit would actually grow from it. I was wrong and some strawberries did actually grow though the majority of them were eaten by squirrels who got to them first before they fully were ripe enough to be…

Farm Fresh

Last week I took a trip out to one of my favorite areas on Long Island, the North Fork. The original plan was to head out to a lavender farm, but with so many farms to stop at along the way, I never made it to the lavender. I guess this just means I’ll have…

How does your strawberry garden grow?

I don’t know why, but this season I’ve been very into planting. I’ve always enjoyed planting, but I’ve become addicted to buying plants whenever I see them for a good price. One of the local supermarkets was selling perennial strawberry plants and since I like strawberries I figured I would give it a try. I…

In bloom

Today was one of those perfect Sundays to spend time outside gardening. I’m attempting to grow strawberries this year, we’ll see if any actually turn into ones you can eat. A few have started to bud so that’s a good sign. New plants are an excuse for me to break out the macro lens. In…