We have long loved the Arlington Public Library for the diverse array of resources they offer, and now there are three great reasons for urban farmers like us to love the library even more:
I’m working on my latest garden project — installing a raised vegetable bed.
Now that I’ve done my initial spring cleaning in the garden, I’m ready to tackle my next project: building a raised bed.
Last winter my son and I built a window bird house, which was a great parent/child project to do together. We were excited about the potential, as we hung the house on our window and waited for new neighbors to arrive.
Winter is a great time of year to work on non-planting projects, especially this winter in Virginia where the snow just keeps on comin’. And birdhouses are a simple and fun thing to do with kids right now, as birds are starting to prepare nests in anticipation of spring babies.
I’ve never considered myself much of a bird watcher, but that changed recently when my son and I installed a window birdfeeder.
One of our favorite summer/fall activities is visiting local farms to pick our own fruits, veggies & flowers. Below are a few of the farms we’ve visited this year — we give each of these our highest marks.