Category Archives: Gardening

Humming Along

Summer is humming along and before you know it fall will be here.  We’re getting some much needed rain here today.  It didn’t rain the whole month of July so we’re in sorry need of it. My bees are doing … Continue reading

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Laying in the Grass

Brian returned from his business trip to Holland on Friday night and despite having been up almost 24 hours, he was up bright and early on Saturday to do his chores.  I’m so glad he’s home! We went for our … Continue reading

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Around the Farm

The electricians finally made it out last Thursday to move the generator.  I’ve never heard two men whine so much in my life.  They stood around for at least ten minutes complaining about moving a 400 pound generator from the … Continue reading

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The Scent of Lilacs

I don’t think there’s any other scent that takes me back to my childhood like lilac does.  I remember playing in my neighborhood and at my grandma’s house where the scent of lilac filled the air.  I am and always … Continue reading

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In Full Spring Swing

We’ve been having some beautiful weather which is wonderful for getting things done around the farm.  This past weekend Brian and I laid the cement pad for the air conditioner and generator to sit on.  It was a lot of … Continue reading

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A Well Planted Pot

I’ve always loved the lush abundance of a well planted pot alive with colorful flowers and vines dripping over the edges.  You see them in greenhouses, often with hefty price tags.  I decided this year to plant up my own … Continue reading

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May Showers

Last night was filled with lightening flashing through my bedroom windows, thunder and hard rain.  I hardly slept.  It was also very muggy and I would awaken to a quiet night, open the window, get back into bed and fall … Continue reading

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Random Foto Friday

Welcome to Random Foto Friday where I share my favorite moments from around the farm this week.  Today’s post is a day late as yesterday was shearing day for our alpacas.  Thanks to Pete and his team from Top Knot Shearing for … Continue reading

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Two Men and a Rototiller

I’m so grateful for my husband, Brian, and our friend Greg who used pick ax, shovel and rototiller to prepare my garden for this year’s vegetable bonanza.  Remember what it looked like before?

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Planning the Vegetable Garden

Now that the weather has seemingly straightened itself out, I’m in vegetable garden planning mode.  Most years I fly by the seat of my pants, but this year I wanted to make sure I got in everything for yummy summer … Continue reading

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