Monthly Archives: May 2013

Morning Reading

Here is one of the reasons genetically modified foods make me question things. I was reading this article on NPR about a farmer finding genetically modified wheat in his field. He didn’t plant it. It brings a multitude of questions … Continue reading

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Tornadoes, Weeds, and First Harvests

I just don’t know where to start. We had a tornado yesterday. A small one several miles North of us but close enough to make us think twice. We have water and blankets in the basement but that is about … Continue reading

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Tornado Weather

We have luckily missed out on all those nasty tornadoes that have hit Oklahoma. We still have caught the edges of the storm systems though. Enough that we had a tornado watch the other day. I’m still learning this stuff. … Continue reading

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Even more planting

I had some freebie money for one of our home improvement stores the other day so I went and got plants. I got some catmint, sage (not culinary), black-eyed susan, and a one more that I can’t remember the name … Continue reading

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More Planting

And the weeding has begun. I had to hoe the rows of peas and onions especially. I didn’t go too crazy with the carrots and radishes. I just broadcasted those seeds so I don’t want to disturb things too much … Continue reading

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Winter to Summer

I think somebody forgot Spring. Holy moly it got hot! We’ve had days in the mid-90s lately. My poor little tomatoes are having a rough go of it. Poor things are getting cooked. They’ll learn to love it so long … Continue reading

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Green is Returning

We are actually starting to get some green again. I still have lots to add. I’m hoping to add that to my Mother’s Day activities. I got breakfast made for me, the kitchen is clean, laundry is going, lunch made … Continue reading

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What to do?

I was debating setting out my other half of my tomatoes since I don’t have cages for them. We’re broke so I won’t be buying cages any time soon either. Hmmmm… Thinking…Thinking… Ah-ha! I have left over fencing from building … Continue reading

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Grand Plans

Let’s see where I’m at so far on the garden.  I have peas (both shelling and snap peas), radishes, carrots, Brussels sprouts, strawberries, asparagus, thyme, sage, garlic, lettuce, collards, beets, onions, shallots, lemon balm, rhubarb, grapes, and an apricot planted.  … Continue reading

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Busy Day

I was busy in the garden today. I dug two new beds for the tomatoes, pulled a dead tree out, planted strawberries, rhubarb, garlic, and the Brussels sprouts, hauled manure and straw that the previous owners left us, fixed some … Continue reading

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