Category Archives: Arkansas

Time To Tidy Up

This time of year starts a frenzy of garden to-do lists.  Seed packets are organized, new seed varieties are studied, and plans are being made for the gardens.  Not much can be planted outside now, but the greenhouse space is … Continue reading

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Why Americans Should Be More Like Bees

I am a simple person, I am not a political person.  I never felt I was knowledgeable enough to debate any issues and I, for one, am glad the election is over. No one knows what is in store for our … Continue reading

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I Hired Some Help This Summer

I have a great view from my back porch.  But I have a slope just past the pool that is a grown up mess. A few trees were removed years ago to give the pool more sun which has allowed wild blackberries … Continue reading

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Bee Update

I haven’t posted much on the bees this summer, but I’m glad to report that all is well. I started the spring with one very strong hive.  This was one of the original hives I started with three years ago.  … Continue reading

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What a Summer

I can’t believe summer is over and I am loving the cooler weather that’s upon us. The gardens have had to fend for themselves this year as my sisters and I have been taking care of my dad after an … Continue reading

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My Goal Today

My goal today is to keep on the sunny side of life while sitting in the shade (or better yet, in the pool) Stay cool my friends

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Tomato Woes

Every year I look forward to vine-ripened tomatoes. Starting in the fall, I carefully save seeds from my heirloom tomatoes, plant them in February in my greenhouse, and baby them until it’s warm enough to plant. I also start saving my … Continue reading

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