Gardens & Ecology

Common Pollinators :: the life cycle of Bumble Bees

Summer flowers are blooming their last colorful flowers and I am so impressed with how well the zinnias did this season, despite having planted them so late. And also impressed with all the pollinators they attract especially larger insects like these bumble bees. I will certainly be planting more zinnias (both wild & garden variety)… Continue reading Common Pollinators :: the life cycle of Bumble Bees

Crafts

Back in the Workshop :: mending kits, tarot cards, and stationary making

This week I had a bunch of orders from my online shop and in person, so I am back into the sewing practice to refill the virtual shelves of Flora Libra. Last night I stayed up a little late crafting and brainstorming for the future of this blog & business, so I wanted to share… Continue reading Back in the Workshop :: mending kits, tarot cards, and stationary making

Crafts

Creative Lists and Bullet Journaling

One of the biggest challenges of adulting has been making routines and staying organized. It has been one of those good challenges because something I really didn't enjoy about being a child/teenager was going to school where someone else decided my day-to-day. And now at 28 years old, my "career" consists of various side gigs… Continue reading Creative Lists and Bullet Journaling

Farm Life · Gardens & Ecology

Garden Journal :: the transitional time

Just a week after the equinox I sit in the garden surrounded by pots and type out this blog post with the help of my cellphone. It is officially fall in the Southern Hemisphere and although the weather is getting cooler, gardening is far from over. Fall is a great time to plant and grow… Continue reading Garden Journal :: the transitional time