Much to do…

I took last week off as I just was not in writing mode. I have been busy with the garden, of course. Here’s proof… That batch is from over a week ago. The carrots are long since eaten…yum…along with the okra and that big Soldacki tomato there on the lower right. I have a gallon…

How my garden grows…

I’ve been looking into more information about permaculture and ways of growing a garden without tilling, digging or watering. The way I’m doing things now is for the birds, way too labor intensive. Nature grows easily if you work with it. I am enjoying some results. The sunflowers look amazing and so beautiful after first…

Waiting…

I’m sitting here waiting for my father-in-law to come start my car. The battery has died. I knew better than to keep driving it so seldom for short trips. I was too lazy last time I drove it to keep driving for 20 minutes to charge up the battery. I wanted to run errands before…

Fabrics I Have Been…

I spent three hours working in the garden this morning, even though I thought last night there wouldn’t be much to do. Things are looking really nice. More Velvet Queens… I’m pretty sure this is a 6 foot fence. You can see how tall the sunflowers are getting. It says a lot for the benefits…

Finally flowers…

I woke up way too early this morning after way too little sleep to thoughts of what to do with the ducks, the pros and cons: Give them away. Not ready to give up yet, especially when they are so close to laying eggs…it’s what I’ve been waiting for. Clip their wings. Absolutely necessary. Create…

Have photos…will share…

I am realizing how photo-driven my posts are. Sometimes I find it hard to get started writing¬†without one. When I wrote for the newspaper for 6 or 7 years, I was a Copy Queen. That means I could churn out copy, i.e. news stories,¬†like crazy. It’s also why I got burned out, but that’s another…