WHERE DO YOU DO “IT” AT?

Ok, most of you – get out of the gutter! I am talking about food processing here. We have such a nice new house with outstanding new porches that it would be a shame not to use them every chance we get. Well, the food processing season has come upon us once again. This time … Continue reading WHERE DO YOU DO “IT” AT?

WHEN TROUBLE COMES IN THREES WHAT CAN YOU DO?

I started this post but got too wordy. So, instead, I am going to tell you a story. Once upon a time, there was a young, old woman who loved to garden. She loved the seeds, the starts, the transplanting and even the weeding. This young, old woman was so into her gardens that she … Continue reading WHEN TROUBLE COMES IN THREES WHAT CAN YOU DO?

FFF-FRIDAY – WOO HOO!!! Have you seen the signs?

It’s time to prepare!  Have you seen the signs?  There are many out there: (please do NOT click on the links until the very end-thank you.) Cicadapocalypse: What you need to know. Snakes found hunting in packs. These two were just in today’s email information.  Then there are the other signs: What is a supermoon? … Continue reading FFF-FRIDAY – WOO HOO!!! Have you seen the signs?

WHY?

I have found the answer to the world’s oldest question. WHY DID… THE CHICKEN… CROSS… THE ROAD? To run over and steal all the wonderful worms from my gardens as I work! Hiding behind the garlic grasses will not save you from my wrath bird! I swear if you girls were not laying 6+ eggs … Continue reading WHY?

IS THIS HEADING YOUR WAY TOO?

I’ve been a planting fool over the last four weeks! • Corn with cucs. • Tomatoes with marigolds. • Hot peppers in one spot. • Sweet peppers in a spot far away from the hot ones. • Extra beets, carrots, and dill EVERYWHERE. Then, just when I thought it was safe to bring out the … Continue reading IS THIS HEADING YOUR WAY TOO?

DO YOU HAVE A SECRET YOU CAN’T WAIT TO SHARE?

I love doing research!  I seem to be always digging for something either new-and-improved or looking for the next helpful hint for the farm and gardens.  This blog is about one secret that I came across during my early research days (early meaning before we moved to this small farm). One of the first things … Continue reading DO YOU HAVE A SECRET YOU CAN’T WAIT TO SHARE?

Friday fun: WHO NEEDS A GUARD DOG?

I was wondering around the trees and bushes to the south yesterday.  I needed to see if I should water anyone just in case the storm scheduled to today (it came) missed us again.  I was not paying attention to where I was walking because I was checking the base of the plants when “OUCH” … Continue reading Friday fun: WHO NEEDS A GUARD DOG?