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?
The thing I am most grateful for in our gardening endeavors today is that we learned how to use “companion planting” to our benefit! Those that may not have heard of this before: It is the method of planting that puts one or more plants next to each other, to naturally protect and strengthen them. … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – COMPANIONS.
I was around for the last big one but was not so close to its path of observance before. The total solar eclipse! Here in Colorado, it is supposed to be a spectacular show this time around. I think this is a really cool thing, and I hope that all of the schools (especially the … Continue reading IS THIS WAY COOL OR WHAT?
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!
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?
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?
Bad news. Bad news. Then more bad news. I AM SOOO TIRED OF BAD NEWS! I have started a new self-help campaign…seek out good news! Here is one that I came across this week: Love the smell of spring? Here’s where the season’s odors come from. It was kind of sad and disgusting. So I … Continue reading DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?