• 30 Blogs Detailing How to Create Your Own Backyard Herb Garden

    If you frequently cook with fresh herbs, you are probably well aware of how expensive it is to buy them at the grocery store. To save money and have a little fun at the same time, you...

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  • Summer on the Back Deck

    This has been a summer of extremes– record high temperatures,weeks of drought followed by days and days of monsoon rains, and thunderstorms that literally rocked the house! Somehow through it all, my flowers have managed to thrive....

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    Basil, The Garden & The Fence

    I’m starting to get emails asking if I’m o.k. so I thought I’d a better post about my basil! Yes, I’m fine and I’ll give a personal update at the end of this post (I still have...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Saturday Pantry Suggestions

    I am so happy to report the first three zucchinis of the season have been harvested from my garden! I only have one plant but that one takes up a lot of raised bed property and with...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Around Here…

    The sunflowers I planted in my cutting garden bed are tightly closed but will open soon! I really love zinnias. They’re so easy to grow from seed here and come in such beautiful colors. Get a package...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • The Deck…

    Last year I didn’t purchase plants for the deck and I really missed them. This year, with wedding events and all, we wanted to make certain the deck looked as nice as possible on a tight budget....

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  • The Veggie Garden in June

    The garden is looking good right now with only a few losses from the crazy spring weather. March had record breaking heat and since then we have had periods of cool weather then hot weather then cool...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • A Garden Walk

    Do you ever wish you could be in several places at once? I have been so busy with other things that I have not been able to visit and to tend my garden. I will have to...

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  • Flour and Dirt

    The sum of my days… and you will be thankful to know… never combined! I rarely get any computer time these days so my writing between now and after the wedding will be sparse. I may get...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • DIY Trellis – Make A Trellis Out of Wire

    I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with my back fence line since all my trees and bushes were cut down by Colonial Pipeline during their vicennial right of way maintenance. Since I can’t replant...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Baby Boomers Are Ready For Earth Day 2012!

    By Kathi Casey, ERYT, CPI – According to a magazine article I read the other day, Baby Boomers are now growing their own organic vegetables and purchasing more organic food than any generation before them. This is...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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    Puttering and Journaling…

    Yesterday was my first full day at home (with the exception of going to the walking path) in quite some time. It gave new meaning to Edith Schaeffer’s encouragement that there must be at least one person...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Early Morning in the Garden

    I’m pleased with the progress of my garden, so far… even if it is not perfect. For instance… the row on the left side is what happens when one accidentally drops their packet of lettuce seeds while...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • The Edible Garden

    2nd Thursday – Gardening: Although I have quite a large garden, I have very little ground area that receives enough sun to accommodate growing fruits and vegetables. Therefore, I have to be creative.   I have incorporated...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Soft Sunday Morning

    I took a quick walk with my camera this morning to discover the ever-changing spring garden. Things are happening so fast in my garden I don’t want to miss a thing! Some of the Scilla are blooming in...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Outdoor Rooms

    New-Old Brick Patio In our garden I love that we have several places for one to sit and to relax. We have the blessing of having front and back porches as well as a couple side patios. Underneath...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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