HOW COULD WE HAVE A WORLD WITHOUT THESE?

Those of you have been following me know that I am a “natural” nut.  Our farm and gardens are all grown using natural methods.  We do not like or use chemicals, nor do we care for hybrids (as most will not produce viable seeds for the next year growth), or GMO’s.  We grow mainly heirloom … Continue reading HOW COULD WE HAVE A WORLD WITHOUT THESE?

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PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – Do you have one?

There are so many times that I have been asked for help, or asked someone else for help and got hung up on the description. “WHAT IS THIS GROWING ON MY HERB LEAVES?” “WHAT KIND OF BUG HAS WINGS AND IS EATING MY PEPPERS?” “WHY IS MY PLANT DYING?” Sound familiar? Either you have confronted … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – Do you have one?

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 – COMPANIONS.

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.

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!!

PLOWSHARE THURSDAY AUGUST 17, 2017:

I was away for a bit, but am now back.  Since I was also away from my gardens and garden work, I had a TON of catching up to do.  Funny how falling out of sync for just one week can throw your gardens into an ugly frenzy! My share today, because of the garden … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY AUGUST 17, 2017:

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?