CHANGE IS MY FAVORITE COLOR

CHANGE IS MY FAVORITE COLOR

 Hey hey hey gardenistas!   Welcome to the middle of January already!  Crazy, huh? I’ve been doing way too much thinking & reading…blah, blah, blah…and not enough posting. Wondering about the direction this blog should go in.  Wondering about the direction I want to go in. I’ll be back soon…whenever I figure out what it […]

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Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

SCENES FROM A WINTER GARDEN

SCENES FROM A WINTER GARDEN

HELLO  2015!  My oh my it’s 2015!?!?!? HUH? Since the garden is sleeping now…  I thought I’d show you how peaceful it looks.  We had snow for two days right after Christmas…  and it was a winter wonderland.  Tranquil…  quiet… serene.   And what a hoot… my first seed catalog arrived in the mail on […]

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Posted by on Jan 1, 2015 in Blog, The Garden | 0 comments

HELLO WINTER SOLSTICE!

HELLO WINTER SOLSTICE!

How about a little happy dance today, Gardenistas! The days are officially getting longer now…well, um…by that I mean more daylight. Not in hours. Let’s celebrate the winter solstice!  In my neck of the woods up here at 48 degrees north latitude, the shortest day of the year has just 8 hours and 20 minutes of […]

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Posted by on Dec 21, 2014 in Idaho | 2 comments

THIS & THAT #2

THIS & THAT #2

OK…so here are a bunch of random tidbits.  Sorry. The garden is officially toast.  As in frozen. So I don’t have much to rant or rave about these days. I take that back…I can rant about the broccoli…  and the cabbage. They never had a chance. Too much optimism on my part.  I had to […]

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Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

THANKS A LOT, MOTHER NATURE

THANKS A LOT, MOTHER NATURE

So…here I was thinking that I had another week or two to get the greenhouse fully closed in… but we procrastinated. As in we, Mr. Denim.  It’s half your fault…hehe.  All we were dealing with was rain…and hey, what do a few cracks matter? You can talk yourself into almost anything, right?  So…Mr. Denim took his […]

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Posted by on Nov 10, 2014 in Blog, Greenhouse | 0 comments

MORE FEATHERS THAN EGGS

MORE FEATHERS THAN EGGS

I realized this morning that I’ve not kept ya’ll up to date about the girls…  so I took my camera with me as I made the rounds to collect any eggs they laid this morning. Those strawberries never grew well here…they always dried out and I got tired of hand watering them. My fault I […]

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Posted by on Nov 5, 2014 in Blog, Chickens | 0 comments

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE GARDEN

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE GARDEN

It’s November now {crazy, huh}…and that means the garden is slowing down a LOT! Of course it has everything to do with being way up north in cold country. The asparagus finally turned yellow… so it was time to trim it to 2” high and let it slumber until Spring. Next year it’ll be ready […]

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Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 in Blog, Chickens, Greenhouse, The Garden | 2 comments