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Magical mystery garden

Sorry for not being around, I’ve had a busy several days at work. My garden is getting exciting. I have flowers on what I think are zucchini vines and a big ol’ shady plant whose identity eludes me. Maybe it’s … Continue reading

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My little garden

Here is a very gardeny scene. Potatoes foregrounded with a wheelbarrow and compost heap backdrop. My beautiful garden. I have some of everything in there and I’m not sure where most of it is, so it’s a jumbled up surprise. … Continue reading

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Watching the plants grow

My garden is coming in beautifully. After the dog dug it up, I replanted, as you may remember. Well, now I have about a dozen pea plants growing. At least they’re all in the same general area and not spread … Continue reading

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Garden bliss

Apparently I don’t need 10 acres and fields of veggies and a fruit orchard to be happy. I have a 12’x3′ garden box and 4 half barrel planters and I am positively giddy. I went and bought a big, floppy … Continue reading

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Older boy

My boy is growing up. My older son (who’s only 8 mind you) told me that he doesn’t want me to come in and wake him up anymore, he wants his own alarm clock. So, off I trotted to the … Continue reading

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My garden

Lettuce, spinach, butternut squash, ornamental pumpkins, corn, artichokes, cucumbers, zucchini, tomatoes, broccoli, beets, carrots, potatoes, peppers, peas, honeydew mellon, and I think that’s it. Something ought to grow!

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Hobby farm dreams

Apparently there is a growing movement of hobby farmers. They aren’t interested in profit because they make their money elsewhere. They are the ones, like me, who are interested in healthier lifestyles. My dream these days is to become a … Continue reading

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Spring Break

It’s upon us. The weather is gorgeous and the kids are out of school. We’re spending lots of time playing video games and lots of time outside running around. I think today I’ll go to the garden shop and get … Continue reading

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Snippets

I’m doing another giveaway! See the previous two posts for information. Comment on one of them and you’re entered to win. So, life has truly intervened these last couple of weeks. But, I am still here. I haven’t been as … Continue reading

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Peat pots away!

Repotted, watered and some new ones planted. What a gorgeous mess! My peas are going crazy, growing like there’s no tomorrow. My peppers are little more than sprouts, and only three corn survived so I planted more. We’re going to … Continue reading

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