Category Archives: Gardening

Saturday June 9, 2018

I decided this morning to go ahead and water the garden with the forecast for today of only a 20% chance of rain with a possibility of scattered afternoon thunderstorms. Hah! (see below)I also harvested the lettuce from the deck … Continue reading

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Saturday May 26, 2018

Frances and Al arrived about 6:30 last night. This morning Al tilled the rows between the vegetables to get the weeds that had started growing. We had a couple of empty rows side by side. He tilled those into one … Continue reading

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Sunday May 6, 2018

The garden is planted. The potatoes are coming up nicely that Al planted a couple of weeks ago. He added the tomatoes, zucchini, and cucumber plants we started in the garage along with a couple of big boy tomatoes plants … Continue reading

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Saturday May 5, 2018

I met Frances and Al around 9 this morning at the Amish store in Hamtonville; about 35  to 40 minutes for each of us. We picked up some things at the market then stopped just down the road at the … Continue reading

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Tuesday February 27, 2018

Sunny and 36 degrees this morning with a very heavy frost. But, it did not stay long once the sun got up higher and the temperatures started to warm up. It’s a really nice day outside with clear blue skies … Continue reading

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Thursday February 22, 2018

Warm and sunny after a partly cloudy start to the day. I decided it was a  good morning for doing some outdoor chores. Several months ago during one of our windy spells a small tree fell over on the cow … Continue reading

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Monday September 18, 2017

Gym this morning. I stopped at the garden store to pick up a couple of mums for the front. They had some very nice looking flats of winter pansies. I picked up one to get me started. I need to … Continue reading

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Saturday September 9, 2017

The project for today. I am digging up the grass along the natural areas by the driveway. The crab grass and clover are growing over into the mulch. Most of the plants in the hanging pots are looking pretty shabby. … Continue reading

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Saturday August 26, 2017

A great morning for working outside. The skies are cloudy with a little drizzle and a temperature of 60 degrees. It took only an hour to rid the garden of the grass and weeds with the hoe. I pulled up … Continue reading

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Saturday August 19, 2017

The weather, as predicted, was great this morning. High 70’s, sunny, and a good breeze. I picked the last of the beans and pulled up the bushes. I took down the trellis posts and twine. There were still a couple … Continue reading

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