Category Archives: General Gardening

A planting weekend

One thing as I am getting into the world of gardening is that I find myself LOVING looking through heirloom garden seed sites. I have found one where I’ve ordered the bulk of my seed this year – rareseeds.com – … Continue reading

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Thorn in my side

As we were building our new house last fall, we knew that there were a few cactus on the property. One evening while still in the framing stage, my husband went out and sprayed them all with Round Up thinking … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

I’ve been wanting and had on my ‘to do’ list for quite some time to plow up a small section of our concrete yard for the larger more traditional style veggie garden. Last evening, despite 50mph winds and no rain, I … Continue reading

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2nd Harvet Surprise

Yesterday evening after my 7-year-old was home from school, I took her out to the garden to help pick radishes. I wanted her to have the opportunity to see the efforts of her labor from start to finish. We picked … Continue reading

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Time & Babies

Sometimes you have to just take a moment and enjoy life when you realize it’s flying by right in front of your eyes. I took my daughters to visit their great-grandmother this past Saturday. I treasure the memories as a … Continue reading

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Planning, Planning and Planning…

This year is my first ‘official’ garden of my own – ever…Already I’ve learned a few hard lessons and I feel that there might be another one or two in the works. I’ve already figured out that I planted my … Continue reading

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