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First Tulsi Harvest!

By On June 8, 2018

So very excited!  Our tulsi is starting to come in.  This plant, an herb, is a fragile one.  Anyway, this is the first of what we hope will be a bountiful harvest. … Read More

Gardening

Raised Beds Part 2

By On May 1, 2018

Hi!  Very excited that the weather is finally warming up enough to be outside aallll day!  Even the greenhouse doors stay open.  It’s just that the squirrels get in the greenhouse and… Read More

Gardening

Raised Beds!

By On March 19, 2018

Hi!  Been busy here doing and learning!  Hope you have been busy doing and learning too!  Tomorrow is the first day of Spring and we are predicted a wintry mix here in… Read More

Flowers

I’m Thinking Butterflies…

By On February 2, 2018

Hi.  Its been a bit since I last shared.  Time flies when it’s holiday season.  Here in coastal Virginia, it’s time to start thinking about the spring garden.  My husband is planning… Read More

Gardening

Green Tomato Relish

By On August 10, 2017

August is here…what happened to the summer?  Anyhoo, the gardens are giving up their bounty and several friends have tomato plants that are finished producing.  The heat here this summer has taken… Read More

Gardening

Peperoncini Report

By On August 2, 2017

Hi!  Exciting news!  Three weeks ago, I tried a recipe for refrigerator peperoncini.  We have an abundance of them in our garden and I was looking for something to do with them… Read More

Gardening

Classic Green Peppers – Comfort and Convenience

By On July 23, 2017

  As in one of my previous posts, I went to the local farmers market this week.  And I bought a box of green bell peppers.  You can see the box and… Read More

Gardening

A Zucchini Challenge

By On July 21, 2017

It all started with a trip to the local farmers market auction.  This is am amazing place as everything is organic and auctioned off in cases or lots.  I bid on and… Read More

Essential Oils

Lavender

By On July 13, 2017

Today, I want to talk about something that bailed me out of my own “stupid.”  Now, I know that “stupid” cannot be fixed with duct tape (sometimes it can!) but lavender fixed… Read More

Gardening

A Pickling Situation?

By On July 12, 2017

Hi! Well, this has been a pretty busy day for us as my husband had to go into work a bit early today.  He is a massage therapist with lots of extra… Read More