Archive for January, 2012
Hot peppers take a long time to germinate. Today, I am planting the hot, hot, hot ones. There are Thai peppers and Cayenne peppers. They are super hot. Next to be planted will be the early Jalapeno peppers. They are mild next to the Thai and Cayenne.Â The” sweet with a kick” peppers are called […]
“If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay on the porch!”
I am planting the Perennial herbs today. It can take 25-30 days for them to germinate, so they are always planted early. We replaced the old grow light bulbs with new ones. The trays are filled with potting soil and all my new seeds have arrived. Most of the perennial herbs are for my herb […]
Bob tookÂ pictures of the Great Pyrenees puppies this morning. They are six-weeks old and too cute. They can “woof” “wag” “pounce” and “bounce”. The pups will be ready to go to their new homes inÂ mid-February. We are receiving deposits to reserve a puppy. To see the puppies,Â click here. Happiness is sitting in […]
This morning, I volunteered at the local food shelf.Â What was good about today was that I got to give away Bibles and pray. One of the ladies I prayed for cried.Â AnotherÂ lady wanted to hug me. People need more than a box of groceries.
It has been a good morning because: 1. There is an Indian, spicy, stew simmering on the back of the stove. (made from vegetables grown last summer) 2. I am sipping a smoothie made with strawberries and blueberries. (grown last summer) 3. AÂ man called and bought 10 of our spring ewe lambs who […]
My garden seeds have arrived! Today, I unpackÂ and plan.Â Â Planting of perennials will begin next week.Â Is this FUN or what?
One of my favorite herbal teas that is said to boost the immune system contains Echinacea tops and roots, Nettles, and Peppermint. I don’t know about the immune claim, but I do know the tea is good. I add 1 teaspoon of honey to my tea, prop my feet upÂ and relax.Â All good!
Leftovers can achieve “prime time” by becoming Vegetable soup. Example in point, we served our company a leg of lamb roast.Â There were a few leftovers and they entered my soup pot first.Â I added little bits of stuff that I found in the refrigerator. These little bits of leftover foods included garlic, onions, celery, […]
“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. LET NOT YOUR HEART BE TROUBLED, NEITHER LET IT BE AFRAID.”Â Â Â Â John 14:27