Category Archives: Organic Gardening

May 2 = Rare Frost Advisory Warning

Really??? May 2nd in zone 7a?? Seriously?? As goes the weather in Oklahoma, I got a massive sunburn on Saturday assembling a new swing set for our girls, made a trip to the hardware store Saturday evening to purchase supplies … Continue reading

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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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Blessed moisture

 After an all too long drought, over the weekend we FINALLY received rain!! While we still need much more, I am fully prepared to deal with the dark, dreary, damp conditions as long as it gives our earth a good … Continue reading

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65mph of hell and prayerful blessings

I love the saying ‘you never really know until it happens to you’. I think I’ve heard poor folks on tv with all of their belongings torched or shredded by mother nature in the background, but this morning, I wake … 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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Dear Lord, Please Send Us Some Rain!

The last 4 or 5 days have been cold and drizzly.  We got a total of .02″ of rain.  That’s a couple of drops in the bottom of the gauge!  Here at our place, we have had less than .75″ … Continue reading

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Where Did Spring Go? & Planting Trees

Last week I was having SO much fun running around in jean shorts and tank tops–Hoping no one would notice my white legs.  Hey, off the subject, but I’m SO fair that when I bust a zipper on tight jeans, … Continue reading

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Pretty Memories

I have all sorts of memories of my grandparents and great grandparents from when I was a child. I can remember sitting on top of my great grandmother Velma’s red formica counter top as she canned her summer jellies and … Continue reading

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First lesson learned…

So our March here has been unusally warm and cozy; in fact just last week, we enjoyed a nice 90 something degree day. So a few weeks ago on a whim that the weather had been so pleasantly warm – … Continue reading

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First Farmer of the Land

“The farmer peered through his square eyeglasses and patiently counted the seeds.  There are 8925 seeds to a pound of barley, he concluded.  Red clover numbered 71,000 seeds to the pound, and the tiny seeds of timothy figured 298,000 seeds … Continue reading

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