Tag Archives: spring garden

It’s A Keeper

A few garden vegetables continue to give me fits but not the leeks. No, not any longer do they challenge me. Starting them from seed a few years ago was challenging. Then my friend Pat gave me a bundle from … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

THIS is what I wait for, what announces Spring, this. These bright yellow jonquils say Spring to me more than anything else. Combined with a few rains, the first croak of tree frogs and a hint of green in the … 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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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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It’s That Time of Year

Pea planting time once again. Stealing a post from my Facebook page; “I may be dizzy and I may be tired but by gawd the peas are planted, and a row of red onions too.” Yes this evening I had … Continue reading

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Green Day

Every spring in the Ozarks we have Green Day. It is usually just one day but I have seen it linger a couple days on rare occasion. With all the intermitant rain and cloudiness I had a hard time capturing … Continue reading

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