Category Archives: Garden

Randomness

I sure have been getting slack on writing over the summer. Here school is about to start and I have only put up a handful of posts over the last 4-6 months.  It’s not that nothing is happening, it’s that … Continue reading

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Homestead Parfait

I made my own “Homestead Parfait” tonight as a special treat and wanted to share. It was scrumptious, though one of the kids would prefer not to have the nutmeg. It’s so good for you it can be a light … Continue reading

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The Garden

I took a few pictures of our spring garden before pulling out the crops as they reached maturity.  I love, love, love the garden! I am keeping track of what we produce this year by weight, and it’s not bad … Continue reading

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Spring Garden is Ready!

Yippeee!!! We picked veggies from the garden today! Peas in purple pods, kohlrabi, and potatoes! Mmmmm…. good stuff! Yesterday we had fresh broccoli for super, and JJ and I each got a couple raspberries already. Of course, there have been … Continue reading

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Compost… sweet, sweet smell!

I grew up a country gal. I stepped on skunks and opossums on the way to the outhouse at night, listened to owls hoot and frogs croak as I went to sleep, and played in corn fields and woods during … Continue reading

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Computers and Aquaponics

Good morning friends! I had to get up before the crack of dawn to write this. I’m afraid if I don’t get up hours before my family normally rises I cannot get on the computer. Husband has been gone all … Continue reading

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The Fall Garden: October 2011

I thought some of you might like to see my garden in October. The climate in our area allows outdoor fall gardens. In other climates you would have to have a greenhouse, and still others no greenhouse is needed at … Continue reading

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Our Neem Trees are Here!

Over a year ago I got interested in the neem tree and all the uses of the oil, leaves, and bark. It is an amazing tree that grows in wasteland and deforested areas in India and Asia, and now in … Continue reading

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Figs; Sweet and Prolific!

The fig is an amazing fruit and tree/shrub/vine. You find mention of it in many religions, including the Bible in which Adam and Eve used he leaves to cover themselves. Jesus cursed a fig tree for not bearing fruit, and … Continue reading

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Not so perfect…

After being away on vacation for a week, then trying to do harvesting and catching up when we got home for another week, plus rain, the weeds have over-taken my garden. You know, that lovely place that looked so good … Continue reading

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