Category Archives: garden

Visiting Maranatha Farm

We find ourselves visiting Maranatha Farm near Rover, MO where friends Skip and Mary live and work. This is my first visit – a most peaceful and inspiring garden experience. Thirty years of heart-felt dedication and work by Mary and Skip have made Maranatha … Continue reading

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How I Became a Snake Handler – and finally a garden update

I carried a snake in my hands today. Yep. First time. And then I screamed and did a little dance! It was startling to have that little thing squiggle out of my hands and the loose damp straw I was … Continue reading

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Eager For Summer

Today I temp you with summer food photos. We are still enjoying the early salad makings especially the spring peas, radish, lettuce onions, pak choy and all the fresh herbs but summertime is calling! I will be furiously planting next … Continue reading

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April In The Garden

Every spring I get so excited watching things bud out and bloom, poke their little heads up out of the ground and bear leaves to eat that you might think it was the first spring I have ever experienced. Every year it’s … Continue reading

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About Those Potatoes…

It’s official, spring has taken the upper hand in this neck of the Ozarks. One minute it was definitively winter, then we had a 90 degree (F) day, then four inches of snow, then it was spring. Rain, tree frogs, gentle … Continue reading

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Rummaging Around the Garden

We had a warm spell over the last few days and I rummaged around the garden this morning to see what was happening. You may remember my noise about total fail of the fall garden. But as you can see … Continue reading

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We. Are. Gardening.

Yes we are (gardening) and people may say we are crazy and maybe we are but the long term weather reports look GOOOD. So good that we have put in the potatoes, a row of snow peas and expect to … Continue reading

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