HOW DID I MISS THIS SEASON?

I have discovered that there is a third season. • First, there is planting season, which is on and off all year long. • The second was school season, which is only from around the first of September until the end of May. • Now I have realized that I have a third season. We … Continue reading HOW DID I MISS THIS SEASON?

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HOW DANGEROUS IS YOUR GARDENING?

This question came up while I was driving by a farmer the other day.  He was out on one of their huge new-fangled tractors (you know, the kind with the cab over it for heating and A/C), with the strangest thing I ever saw behind it. My father's influence made me pull over and watch … Continue reading HOW DANGEROUS IS YOUR GARDENING?

PLOWSHARE THURSDAY 9-28-17 – extra eyes.

There are several things I wanted to share today, but my best bet became “an extra pair of eyes.” This is not really something you can buy through Amazon, but some days I wish I could.  There are a number of times, during any given year on a farm, where some extra set of eyes … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY 9-28-17 – extra eyes.

ANYTHING BUT A DAY OFF

Labor Day (click for more info) here in the U.S. was established to honor the contributions that workers have made. The normal procedure for this is to get the first Monday in September off as a Holiday. Well, if you are a farmer (very laborious – is that a word?), or if you grow your … Continue reading ANYTHING BUT A DAY OFF

SEASON TWO – WOO HOO!!

It’s time for the next game-plan here on our little slice of heaven – food season! The grandson started school this week. Therefore I now have more time to spend on/in the gardens (can you hear me jumping for joy?!). First thing I am working on is revamping the greenhouse.  It’s been going well for … Continue reading SEASON TWO – WOO HOO!!

I NOW REALIZE THERE ARE ONLY 2 SEASONS!

I used to have the normal four seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Well, not anymore. At least, not since I took custody of my 8-year old Grandson. My new “two” seasons are just: SCHOOL SEASON - AND - FOOD SEASON School season is obvious to anyone that is a parent or guardian. When the … Continue reading I NOW REALIZE THERE ARE ONLY 2 SEASONS!

PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – PREVENTION GEAR!

Hi, guys!  Sorry, I have not been keeping up with things, but if you read my last post, you know why.  This Plow Share is to tell you more about my new favorite best friend in the garden – the head cover.  (This one is from Amazon – under $5) I originally found these things … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – PREVENTION GEAR!