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"Ground no di fool man"

That’s a popular saying from where I come from which loosely translates to “the soil does not lie”. This speaks to the miracle of gardening. I just wanted to share with you the state of the garden in some “before and after” pictures just 8 weeks since I started the spring garden. 14 more words


FROST, what is it good for?

Everything in nature has a reason to exist, I know that. However, there are some things I do not have any use or a liking for, and I guess I would not miss them if they did not exist, ticks for example (most Long Islanders would probably agree with me on this), and poisonous snakes is another category I could do without. 212 more words

Vegetable Garden


I am one of those people that loves winter. In October I can hardly wait for the first serious snowfall… the deeper the accumulation, the better. 581 more words

Vegetable Garden

Barefoot Gardener

Look how pink and healthy my feet look. When I started gardening, every step I took was full of pain and my toes, eventually both feet would turn purple. 244 more words


Planning + Magic = Food

If you’ve ever grown anything yourself, you’ll understand the feeling you get when the seedlings poke their heads out of the seemingly barren ground (for a few days, they seriously look like chickens hatching, trying desperately to break through the earth). 569 more words


there bee blueberry blossoms

Dear Bee’s you are gonna make this year’s crop of blueberries abundant. Thank you for coming.


dreaming of wellness

Hello Friday, I’m so happy to meet you today!

Today I’m linking up with Cynthia at yousignedupforwhat?!, EatPrayRunDC and MarontheRun for the weekly Friday Five. 564 more words