MY HÜGELKULTUR GARDEN

Chipmunks loving life in my garden!

SUN TEA

It appears that making sun tea has become a bit of a lost art around my household. I hadn’t made any in years. My Mom seemed to always have a jar brewing in the summer. It's easy to make, tastes delicious, and the sunshine is free. Brewing some tea in a nice sunny spot. INSTRUCTIONS … Continue reading SUN TEA

MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

Bolting occurs when a plant begins to flower and set seed too early. It cuts down on vegetable production and is mainly seen as a negative occurrence, but by a happy accident not to me.  We have had unusually hot weather in Central Oregon this summer. Since I am in the high desert and have … Continue reading MY DELICIOUS BOLTING GARDEN

Chipmunks taking over!

Right at home. Last year I felt like we only had two little chipmunks running back and forth from the garden, They were so cute. I never saw them in California so it was thrilling. This year there seems to be thirty of them. They are just happily plowing through my garden beds, eating the … Continue reading Chipmunks taking over!

Happy Independence Day

I love the visuals of fireworks but I do not love the noise, the smoke, the upset that they cause to our domestic pets, the wildlife or the fire danger. So today I celebrate our country and the living of my own independent life. 🇺🇸 Happy Fourth of July!

I am just so excited!

Hi, my name is Colleen Pollard, and I am a mother of two, an author, a film maker, a cook, food consultant, a forest walker, a gardener and a lover of Fiesta Ware, oil cloth, color and most things beautiful and vintage. I love cooking and creating delicious recipes with healthy ingredients that add extra … Continue reading I am just so excited!