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It's Been A While, Here's What's Happening Now..

Good morning, happy Friday! I know a lot of people are off today to celebrate the 4th of July and I hope that you have a lot of fun things planned for the weekend. 1,026 more words


Blooms and Scripture - Purslane

Sharon bought me this neat little flower pot holder several years ago. It’s a simple copper rod with a base to hold it up. It took a few seasons to discover that purslane fits it perfectly. 38 more words

Christian Living

around the garden

Despite a tumultuous, cold, wet spring, the garden has bounced back quite well.  Everything is a week or two behind, in some places even three, but in most cases I hope this won’t make a huge difference come harvest time. 401 more words

Backyard Farm

Papaver somniferum

I really thought the poppy would be purple because it was purple last year, but turns out it was pink last year and it’s pink this year as well. 126 more words


My Garden - a haiku

“How many hours spent?”

“For me it is obsession.”



This week we have re-planted the Olympic rings with some lovely smelling lavender.


Growing the easy stuff: Strawberries

Strawberries: growing this fruit in the garden works for us.  When we first moved into our home and looked out onto the open space of our lawn, my husband and I both saw potential for “growing our own”. 599 more words