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This Year's Garden to Table? Garden Plans Underway.

“Then two men will be in the field: one will be taken and the other left…Watch therefore, for you do not know what hour your Lord is coming.”  … 371 more words

Tom and the chicken coop.

“Ooooh yeah! There is enough material here for the coop”, Tom Leamon says as he eyes the great decrepit junk pile. Tom shows up on the agreed morning without plans, but with a glint in his eye, a spring in his step and a power drill. 170 more words

Natural Living


I. Love. Herbs!

Some of the herbs I grew this past summer include lavender, catnip, chocolate mint, lemon mint, lemon verbena, spearmint, apple mint, english lavender, lemongrass, oregano, thyme, sage, pineapple sage, purple sage, purple basil, sweet basil, tarragon, and rosemary. 35 more words


Baby, It's Cold Outside!

I am a sucker for my rabbits.  They live outside full time, but every winter we have those days when it is just crazy cold and I bring them inside for a couple days.   94 more words

Organic Gardening

Organic gardening and helping the environment

“Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground and it explodes into a giant oak! Bury a sheep and nothing happens but decay.-George Bernard Shaw“ 643 more words


Caterpillar season

We have been summer pruning the Boston ivy back from paths and doorways and found two caterpillars feeding on the leaves plus a wasp that predates them. 136 more words

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What's the Plan? V.2016

February 20-30: Sow dill

March 15-30: Sow cucumber, watermelon, pumpkin.

As long as the dill produces, I’ll be taking cuttings. Heads of dill will get washed and dried, then frozen for pickles throughout the year. 351 more words