Sure its cold out, but there has to be something going on in the garden beds. Often I can hear the birds chirping outside while working inside, and after 4 1/2 inches of powdered snow, they have to be looking for something to sustain them. I toss birdseed everywhere whenever I am out. And the squirrels are still active, bustling and scampering here and there all day long.
Landscaping with plants which are both attractive and produce food has been gaining in popularity over the last few years and is called “edible landscaping” Typically most of us keep our vegetable garden separate from our flower beds. And if we grow fruit we usually relegate fruit trees to a corner of the yard or have a berry patch. But what if we intermingled them in the landscape?
Now that I get to spend more of my time inside catching up on the latest in landscaping and getting ready for the big push that is coming with the spring thaw that is less than two months away, I find myself in my spare time reading about the various house plants that surround me.
Learn how to identify a maple tree. Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way we gather sap over the centuries. The group will check tapped trees and boil down sap to make fresh, warm maple syrup, a sweet treat for all.