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The two sides of a storm

This time last year my garden and grass were burnt to a crisp. The wonderful rains that we had in April and May simply stopped in June and didn’t begin again until September. It was as if some great hand … Continue reading

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Let it rain….

“If the rain comes, They run and hide their heads, They might as well be dead, If the rain comes, If the rain comes” – The Beatles, Rain It started raining Saturday night, rained all day Sunday, took a short break Monday, and it … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

“The only clear thing is that we humans are the only species with the power to destroy the earth as we know it. The birds have no such power, nor do the insects, nor does any mammal. Yet if we … Continue reading

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Garden time….well almost

Spring came early to our next of the woods and then ran away. In February we had temperatures in the 60’s, 70’s and even 80’s. I actually had to turn our air conditioner on for a couple of nights. The … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow

Once again I got my ass kicked. The squirrels won, the sun won, the lack of rain won, my garden is dead. Each year, in the cool and wet months of April and May I am optimistic. I plant fresh … Continue reading

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Lettuce Therapy

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” – Henry … Continue reading

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