I Was A Child Entrepreneur.

The warm weather a week ago, here in Ohio,  had me ready to start digging in the garden dirt with thoughts of a big juicy tomato,   later sliced and put on a grilled hamburger.  Then came some snow and 25 degrees!   All winter the seed catalogs came one after another.  I chuckle each time I…

Who ever heard of a Green Onion Bouquet?

I made an onion bouquet just like Mom instructed  us back in the day! Monday morning, the first full day back from our vacation trip to Boston Again and Tasha Tudor’s Farm  I was invigorated from touring Tasha’s homestead in Vermont,   until  I stroll  to my  garden  and gasp at how  weedy it is,…

"Buy Local" so the locals stay in business.

Wheat a hearty staple can be grown in the garden and ground for flour I just came back from the mailbox and joyfully sat down with a cup of coffee and my  Mother Earth News Magazine. In other words, as you can imagine,  I was in heaven. As I turned each page, I  made mental…

Buying Organic Seeds

Have seeds! Will plant them.  A few days back, single digit temperatures, nine-degrees to be exact fell upon Brown County, Ohio.  I was shopping at Wal-Mart for paint for the bathroom when unexpectedly  I saw gardening stuff. My cart, as if it had a mind of its own,  made an abrupt left. I was in…

My Birthday Greenhouse

Ice and Snow. Greenhouse in tow! I just celebrated my birthday. It was a wonderful day.  I also received  the most wonderful gift. And  quite by accident I might add.  On the morning of my birthday, I was  waiting for my husband to come home early from work  so we could start my Birthday:  My…

Happy, Happy New Year

From Jeff”s Camera :Our Little flock of Chickens 2013 buy more chicks for eggs and meat Hallelujah! We made it to 2013. The world didn’t end, I was sure it wouldn’t.  We are still alive and breathing. Wonderful. Now what are your plans for the new year? Haven’t thought about it? Let me share a little…