Category Archives: Gardens

The George Washington Garden {2020}

  “I have often thought that if heaven had given me choice of my position and calling, it should have been on a rich spot of earth, well watered, and near a good market for the productions of the garden. No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no […]

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Grow Your Own Food: 2020

“The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.” ― Joel […]

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Canning Pickled Beets!

Pickled beets, you may ask? Well, yes, if you have never tried them … you should. They are a family favorite around here! I never thought my children would like beets so much but they do and I am grateful. Fairly easy to grow in our climate, they are a great vegetable to grow in […]

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Study to Be Quiet

        {Wildflowers picked for a tea table, set out for a Grandmother visit}       11And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that […]

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The Great Sunflower {Project} – Turning to the Light

  “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord. 1 Corinthians 15:58 How are we to work for the Lord? Always abounding. The Greek word abounding means ‘to be excessive’; over the top, […]

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