Archive for March, 2012
It’s Saturday, and we had Pecan pancakes with strawberries and maple syrup for breakfast. Bob moved all the plants from the basement grow lights out to the green house. I watered all the plants and sprayed them with dead fish fertilizer. The neighbor came with his big wagon to pick up aÂ load of straw […]
There was good company in the green house this morning. One poodle and two cats kept me company while I was transplantingÂ the set outs. This year, there will be many varieties of heirloom tomatoes available. (Brandywine, Amish paste, Italian paste, Roma, Italian Beefsteak, grape, cherry and more) Since tomatoes companion well with Basil, I […]
Our New Zealand white rabbits are sweet pets and make wonderful fertilizer for my garden. We are keeping several of the baby bunnies for our hutch. The rest are available for sale.Â Call me or e mail for information.Â They will be ready to go to their new homes Easter week. The babies areÂ with […]
Exodus 15:2 The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation; He is my God and I will praise Him; My Father is God, and I will exalt Him.
Spaghetti sauce just isn’t sauce without fresh basil and oregano. It is so fun to go out to the green house and trim the plants for my sauce. It helps to have fresh mushrooms and lamb burger too. Then there is the Parmesan cheese grated on top.Â Guess what’s for dinner. Yum!!
I am sooooo weary of empty words and false promises. Â It used to be common practice to wash out the mouth with soap of a childÂ caught telling a lie or saying a bad word. If that policy was applied today, to adults as well as children, I’ll bet a large portion of our […]
Germination of my heirloom tomatoes seeds is fantastic! (almost 100%) Today, I will transplant the young tomato plants into larger pots.Â By the time I am ready to plant them in the main garden, they will have developed large root balls. This is necessary to pull up the nutrients needed toÂ produce big, beautiful, tomatoes.Â […]
I was checking around in the main garden and was happy to see the little garlic shoots coming up. We planted over 1000 plants and it looks like we have almost 100% germination on the cloves.Â When it matures, we will sell a lot of it for seed garlic. ( August) Last year, I had […]
What’s for dinner is solved. I just came in with a dozen eggs from the hen house. My basket also contains fresh oregano, chives, parsley and basil leaves from the green house.Â Tonight, we will have an Onion Quiche. With the eggs, herbs, and onions, I will mix in cheddar cheese and a little Swiss […]
At our house, you can tell it is Spring when the Great Pyrenees start to shed. The yard is full of white fur.The baby bunnies are hopping around the hutch. The chives are coming up. The mud is wet and thick. The winter coats are put away. The mud boots are lined up on the […]