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The State of My Garden

The State of My Garden

Some of you will remember that this spring, I decided to attempt container gardening rather than planting my usual backyard garden.  I just wanted to follow up on that and let you know how things are going. I’ve had a lot of losses.  Many of my herbs were lost to our cat…um…making use of the […]

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Container Gardening Part One

Container Gardening Part One

I’ve never dabbled in container gardening,  most likely because I have plenty of room to have an in-ground garden.  This season, though, I decided to try this gardening method that’s been around for many years but is new for me.  I’m going to share my progress and my methods along the way.  Not because I […]

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My garden is planted!

Thanks to my gnomes, I was finally able to get my seeds in the ground today. It’s really a late start for a garden here in North Texas, but I chose the veggies that were more likely to survive my tardiness. Before too long, we’ll have squash, green beans, black-eyed peas, cucumbers, okra and peppers. […]

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Gnomes!!!

Gnomes!!!

Yep. Gnomes. Our next door neighbors are a very sweet and wonderful couple. They are kind, fascinating, hard working people that I have tons of respect for. It’s a great thing to have good neighbors, you know it? We have lots of them. Mainly retired widows and retired lesbian couples. But this particular non-lesbian couple […]

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A day in the country

Today the kids and I went out to my Mom’s house in the country. She bought some cattle yesterday and the kids love seeing the baby calves, so we headed out to check out the newbies. The babies were precious. There was one little white one who, while he was nursing, stuck his tail straight […]

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