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Oil's Well that Ends Well

There’s a new ad on TV for Country Crock margarine that makes note of that it is made from plants. I never thought about it that way but, yes, margarine is made from plants in that it is made from some vegetable oil and indeed, vegetables are plants. 554 more words


Fertile Ground

Today’s readings (click below to open in new tab/window):
Psalms 15; 147:1-11, Isaiah 44:24-45:7, Ephesians 5:1-14, Mark 4:1-20

In the Parable of the Sower, Jesus tells the story of a man who scatters seed. 467 more words


Heirloom Vegetable Seeds Available!

Hello Gardening Enthusiasts!

We’ve had some inquiries about selling some of our seeds. While we aren’t able to sell any of our personal heirloom seeds at this time, we do have seeds available for purchase! 209 more words


Starting Cool Season Veggies in Northern Virginia

Here is a handy chart courtesy of Seed Savers Exchange. Seeds or transplants of cool season veggies can be planted when the temperatures are at least 40 degrees, which is March and April in Virginia.   156 more words


Kiwi, Kiwi, Kiwi.


Nope, not the adorable bird. I’m officially out of ideas of things to photograph in my apartment, and the weather has been so nasty (rainy and kinda foggy) that there’s no point in taking my camera for a walk either. 75 more words

365 Day Photography Project

A Nutritious Treat!

Now I have posted periodically on the subject of food and included enticing photos for you , my dear readers, to enjoy.

This time I am going the extra step and including the recipe for those of you who may wish to make your own batch of these Three Seed Yogurt Muffins! 228 more words


Now Available: Wheat Seed Database

Now available: a wheat seed database! “Howard Hughes Medical Institute scientists have developed a much-needed genetic resource that will greatly accelerate the study of gene functions in wheat. 50 more words

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