My lupins are damping off.

My lupins are a tad unhappy - they're damping off, giving up the ghost one by one. Sad. I planned to keep them out on the balcony all winter so they'd germinate around February and I figured they'd grow on, slowly and steadily, with just the glass and maybe a plastic cover to protect them. … Continue reading My lupins are damping off.


Gingerbread chunks, the old Dutch way

Whether you believe it's because the 'no' or the 'ber' are back in the month, now is the time to make home and stead smell like spicey goodness. When outside it's dark and stormy, and the garden is put to bed, let us take to the kitchen and rummage through our spice cabinets - be … Continue reading Gingerbread chunks, the old Dutch way