PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – My new best garden friend!

We are a natural farm. I am pretty sure that the pests – weeds and bugs – in the area know this. The reason I know this is because we have so many on our property. The bugs are controlled via natural methods: • Salt, soap, & vinegar solution. • Companion Planting. • Creative natural … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY – My new best garden friend!

PLOWSHARE THURSDAY- Good Bug, Bad Bug – Who’s what?

I must give a major shout-out to MNN.com again!  They seem to be providing the best info at a perfect time!  My helpful hint from them this week is much more than a hint: Good bug, bad bug: How can you tell the difference? Not only did they provide outstanding specific information on the good … Continue reading PLOWSHARE THURSDAY- Good Bug, Bad Bug – Who’s what?

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?

NEED SOME HELP? PLOWSHARE THURSDAY:

Those of you that have never been fortunate enough to live on a farm, plowshare (according to Merriam-Webster definition) is a part of a plow that cuts the furrow.  It cuts through the old stale gunk that may be devoid of any nutritional value and gets to the good stuff.  Starting this Thursday – May … Continue reading NEED SOME HELP? PLOWSHARE THURSDAY:

DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?

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?

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?