Monthly Archives: July 2009

My Garden Helpers

My grandchildren love dirt almost as much as I do.  I mean “soil” of course!  Any patch of dirt is a treasure to them and I’ll have to confess to me, too.  They know there is a little shovel and … Continue reading

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My Compost Garden Pt—4

Pruning is very important When everything is growing in my garden and the tomatoes are almost ripe, suddenly I see a need to get out my pruning shears and clip away.  The way I take care of any leaves or … Continue reading

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My Compost Garden—Pt 3

Does It Stink? Now you might ask, “What about the stink?”  Well, putting more yard waste on the compost than kitchen waste has kept my garden from smelling bad.  But can you imagine the stink of our lives before Jesus … Continue reading

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My Compost Garden—Pt 2

Compost Pile Ingredients What else might go into my compost pile?—from the yard—dead leaves, garden clippings, pulled up grass and weeds, and from the kitchen— food leftovers and waste .  The yard stuff becomes a layer on the compost pile. … Continue reading

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My Compost Garden—Pt 1

Tomatoes growing in my compost garden, yum! The Garden Begins For the first time in a long time a planted a  vegetable garden and it is around a compost pile!  I got the idea years ago from a magazine article. … Continue reading

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My Tiny Friend

I have a new little friend, who has come into our backyard—a teeny tiny little frog!  He might be called a peeper, I’m not exactly sure.  About 3/4 of an inch long,  he lives on land and not in water. … Continue reading

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