Author Archives: Diana

Gourds nearly ready for the Iron County Fair!

Jamie checked on the garden today.  While he was watering, he also began to pull away some of the extra vegetation that was littering the walkways in the greenhouse.  As he did, he discovered a really big gourd that had … Continue reading

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Banana Tree

Don’t you feel that you just run OUT of creative ideas to make eating fun, whether for yourself or for your kids? I know I do. So when I saw Roger’s photo, I just had to share it with everyone. … Continue reading

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A Vegetarian’s Nightmare!

Ladies and diners I make you A shameful, degrading confession. A deed of disgrace in the name of good taste Though I did it, I meant no aggression. I had planted a garden last April And lovingly sang it a … Continue reading

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Organic – but plastic?

This is just a continuation of yesterday’s post. Any thoughts on this? Dr. Mercola has a few ideas, do if you’d like to see what his take on this is, click here.

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Do we REALLY know what we’re eating?

I found this video to be just a little disturbing. The information is good though, because we can look out for this sort of thing at the store. However, didn’t this just make you want to grow your own, so … Continue reading

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Master Gardening

I’m so excited today.  I’m taking the Master Gardener class again!  I need to update my knowledge about strawberries (I have some that make Great Leaves, but rarely produce the quantity of fruit one hopes for in one’s garden. Also, … Continue reading

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Winter 2011

Winter has arrived gently this year, although the wind is as vicious as ever.  Our greenhouses are almost completely shut down, all old plants that survived most of the fall and early winter taken out, and soil amended and resting.  … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Eve!

Yes, the music is provided by a daughter (years ago) that had just learned a melody on the violin. In spite of its amateur tones, I hope you enjoy the whole video in the spirit in which it is intended. … Continue reading

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Cold Frame Crop Survival

Just a reminder that if you’re going to keep those cool weather crops thriving – it’s time to make certain that your secondary plastic covers are in place, ready to protect your precious crops from the brutal weather conditions that … Continue reading

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H1N1-Swine Flu

There are many things that stress us out, and fear is often at the top of the list. So many are fearful of this virus, and its complications. I prefer to be proactive in my approach to it. First, you’ll … Continue reading

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