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Moving: Part I

Did I mention how much I hate moving?  I think I’m up over 30 moves already in my pathetic lifetime so far.  My parents moved us around a lot, I moved me around a lot, and my husband moved us around a lot, too.    312 more words



Recently I’ve become fascinated by the British and their iconic hedgerows. They’d gotten away from replanting, maintaining, and repairing their hedgerows since the end of WWII, but now they are really trying to get back in tune with the hedgerows. 191 more words


Happy Easter

I thought I would share with you some blooms from around the farm. Spring has sprung, and all of the plants are awakening. Happy Easter!


Harvesting Seeds

Choy sum grows like a weed here in Central Florida. It has won in the contest against kai lan (Chinese broccoli). I will only grow choy sum from now on, especially since I will have a billion seeds! 106 more words


Winter is Here

The build up of winter storm Grayson froze us good. After four nights of subfreezing all-night temperatures, all the plants are dead, dying, or hybernating. It got down to 25 here. 164 more words


Brrrr! Baby, It's Cold Outside...

I am always incredulous when it frosts or freezes here in Florida. It just doesn’t seem like it’s possible, but it often happens here in Central Florida. 157 more words


The Lemon Harvest Has Begun...

The lemons are ready! Now comes the incessant juicing and freezing of this liquid gold. Now begins the drooling over lemon meringue pie. Now begins the obsession over lemon bars and cookies. 57 more words