Category Archives: Gardening

Our First Back to Eden Garden (Part 2) – Early Fall

With the first official day of autumn already behind us, I’m asking, where did summer go? I can feel the change of seasons in the air. The temperatures are definitely cooler and refreshing rain has dotted our landscape a few … Continue reading

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Our First Back to Eden Garden (Part 1) – Early Summer

When we first watched the documentary film, Back to Eden, about two years ago, we fell in love with wood chips. It’s a fascinating journey through the beautiful gardens and orchards of master gardener, Paul Gautschi, who lives in northern … Continue reading

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Renew Your Spirit in The Great Outdoors

When I miss three weeks of posting on my blog, you know something has caused me to lose track of my writing schedule. In this case, it was a good thing. I’m happy to report that my husband and I … Continue reading

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Worm Tower Garden Adventures

Worms are a fisherman’s best friend. Worms are a good outdoor distraction for little boys. Better yet, worms make the best garden compost! You may view worms as unpleasant slimy creatures, but I think they are God’s gift to the … Continue reading

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5 Easy Vegetables to Grow in the Northwest

One of my favorite things about summer is growing and harvesting homegrown fruits and vegetables. We have less than a quarter acre of land, but it yields a bounty of fresh produce – raspberries, blueberries, bok choy, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, … Continue reading

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15 Tasty Vegetables You Haven’t Tried

Kale, turnips, and leeks, oh my! Have you heard about these 15 tasty vegetables? They are not as scary as they might sound, and they are fairly easy to prepare by themselves or in mouth-watering combinations with meats, grains, or … Continue reading

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Osprey Farm, My Favorite CSA

Where did you buy your vegetables this summer? Where are you going to buy your vegetables this fall and winter? Discover Osprey Farm as your new source for organically-grown produce! I love growing my own vegetables and was blessed to … Continue reading

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Better than Organic – Growing Your Own Vegetable Garden

Today we entered our lovely garden vegetables for showing at the local county fair. This is a first for us! We are not participating to win prizes. $3 for first place is nice, but not a huge motivator. However, knowing … Continue reading

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