November 2020 on the Croft: Wrap Up

Hello! Even though the winter solstice isn’t until December 21st, November always feels like the true start of winter in Iowa. And I have to be honest, you’ll notice that I didn’t post much this month AND I’m a week late posting this and…

October 2020 on the Croft: Wrap Up

Hello! October is the very heart of Autumn and because I love this season, I have a soft spot for October. In Iowa, it starts with the peak of the bird migration as most birds flee south. It signals the end of the garden,…

September 2020 on the Croft: Wrap Up

Hello! September is always an eventful month. It starts with a holiday here in the U.S. (labor day) which seems like it doubles as a last hurrah for summer. The days start getting noticeably shorter and the temperatures here in zone 5-Iowa can range…