Category Archives: Gardens

In the Garden

“I come to the garden alone While the dew is still on the roses And the voice I hear falling on my ear The Son of God discloses. And He walks with me, and He talks with me, And He tells me I am His own; And the joy we share as we tarry there, […]

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School Begins and Other Happenings

  {This may be a rambling post as I have not had as much time to post lately…I do hope that is okay!}       And so it is September – one of the most beautiful months of the year, I believe. The days are still so lovely and filled with the warmth of […]

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Cobs of Corn, an Unexpected Flood and Beautiful Tomato Sauce

  Wow, well, it feels like we have had quite a week. Every day held new adventures, chaos, challenges and blessings. I am glad tomorrow is Sunday so we can all breathe and rest a little. Sadly, the Happy Mortician (as we call Abby, husband and father of this large family) has to work so […]

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Garlic Harvest

It was a warm sunny August day – time to harvest our garlic from the garden! We invested in a good lot of bulbs last fall and were delighted to see the results. This fall, we will plant double and hopefully have a larger harvest for next year.   Here is a video of the […]

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The Best Kind of School

  A friend of my mom’s drove up to our home a few days ago … as she showed her around, introduced her to the animals, she looked around at the girls helping me plant the garden and jumping on the trampoline and promptly announced … “You girls have the best kind of school.”   […]

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