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Seed starting 2015

After our experiment on how to grow seeds and which method worked best, Mrs. Kirby and the students have been very busy starting seeds using a heating mat. 36 more words

A garden change or challenge?

In this winter haze I’m reminded of my garden. Of the delicate white blossoms on the pepper plants hanging like clouds. The yellow tomato blossoms like drops from the sun. 321 more words


Bobbly Cucumber

Last summer I grew some small spikey/bobbly cucumbers (from Seed Savers) in the polytunnel. I thought they were an interesting shape especially with the bobbles. 51 more words

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Free Christmas Short Story

Looking for a quick and cozy Christmas short story? Look no further! For three days, 28 Days–A Smoky Mountain Christmas is FREE on Kindle. Here is the blurb: 158 more words



Title: The Summer of the Great-Grandmother (Crosswicks Journal Book Two)

Author: Madeleine L’Engle

Genre: Memoir

I’ve been reading The Summer of the Great-Grandmother for nearly a month now.  669 more words


Scarlet Runners

Are these not the most beautiful gems you’ve set your yes on? Pam gave us a handful in the spring. Said the flowers would attract the hummingbirds. 38 more words

Winter Beans (a homestead staple)

Beans are the epitome of security.  They are inexpensive, easy to grow, easy to cook, satiate hunger, and are full of antioxidants, phytochemicals, protein, and vitamins and minerals.  464 more words