Category Archives: Gardening

Shared Beauty

Impressive, spectacular, beautiful: cannas lilies and people who reflect Christ in their lives. Continue reading

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Summer Eatin’

Our own tiny garden, some friends who like to share, and some old-fashioned cooking makes for some mighty fine daily bread… Continue reading

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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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