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Prepper? Homesteader? Survivalist? Other?

Other.  Really.  Well, for me anyway.

I’ve always been on the frugal side.  Sometimes more frugal, sometimes less.  Much of what I’ve done is just what I had learned growing up.  841 more words

Frugal Living

Mini gardeners

I’m a natural scientist (without the massive brain required to make a career out of it!) but I have always loved the magic of nature and why things happen. 197 more words


Yummy summer Pasta Salad

it is our first year planting the garden in cedar boxes on the pool deck. Although we have a lot of space in our backyard, the pool deck is the only place where there is sun in the afternoon, and the only spot where the rabbits haven’t seem to have figured out yet…. 320 more words

Yummy Food

July 2015 garden diary

Day lilies

Rose (Rosa £1.99attheFactoryShopiana)

Mixed border



Verbena Bonariensis (1)

Verbena Bonariensis (2)

Clematis (late flowering variety)

Location, Location, Location …

Feverfew – good for… 25 more words


Dwarf Blauwschokkers Pea Plant

This is a fun little plant. Originating in Holland, it produces deep purple flowers on bright green, dwarfed vines.

The flowers then produce even deeper purple pods. 278 more words


Photo Challenge: Close Up--Container Garden Finds

From the ittiest, bittiest cherry tomatoes (some smaller than a peppercorn at this point)
To the soft and mysterious Dusty Miller

To the beginnings of an okra flower, these are busy days in the little balcony garden. 79 more words