Category Archives: Gardening

Another Sad Sod Story

When we want a greener yard but it’s hot and dry, we could wait for a better season. Or we could work ourselves silly and pay a higher water bill! Continue reading

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End of a Dry April

Sometimes, just about the time I think my yard is never going to turn green… it starts to rain. Continue reading

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Soft Flowers & Hard Frosts

Desperate times call for desperate measures, even when it may make your neighbors laugh at you and shake their heads… Continue reading

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Tater Diggin’

Sometimes the dreading of a job is worse than the job itself. That might be true about digging potatoes… Maybe… Continue reading

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Mixed Blessings

Even while I might resent having to mow the grass every three or four days, I am grateful for fresh tomatoes, sweet corn and hot, homegrown peppers.. Continue reading

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Home Grown Goodness

If the memories of homegrown tomatoes, fresh sweet corn, heart-raw prayer and wonderful worship have faded, it’s probably time for fresh experience. Continue reading

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Easy Alternatives

Sometimes we put up with what we have because it seems like too much work to change it. I might convince myself I’m being “tolerant” when really I’m just being lazy… Continue reading

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Hard Rain and Bad Timing

Sometimes, it just doesn’t matter how much effort we put into a thing. Bad timing and hard rain can wash away even our best efforts. Ain’t no reason to give up, though! Continue reading

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Life, Labor and Little Green Tomatoes

When it seems like things are pretty tough and we’re not making any progress, we should remember that even something as simple as tomatoes take some time… Continue reading

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Watering the Thin Spots

Sometimes, even what seems obvious is not what it obviously seems… empathy often requires a closer look at things. Continue reading

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