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.

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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!!

IS THIS WAY COOL OR WHAT?

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?

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?

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!