Monthly Archives: June 2010

Poke weed, Pig weed & rain dancing

So, today I am doing my Indian rain dance…We need to have a good inch dropped here on the farm to recover from a couple of weeks without rain. The heat being what it is has sucked the soil dry […more…]

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Vanity & Venting

I got this phone call the other day from our local PBS station show producer for the  “Volunteer Gardener” wanting to come out to the farm next week and film a couple of segments for their show here on the […more…]

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The heat is on

I was working out in the field early yesterday morning weeding and planting when I noticed I was beginning to feel the heat start to affect me. It was around 9am but out temps were already hitting close to 100. […more…]

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Signs of things to come…or to bloom

Every year there is a sure sign of summer for me here on the farm and this towering sunflower is it.  She is my calendar, my signal that from here on out things are going to get pretty warm around […more…]

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The Proverbial green thumb

Forget about the per-verbal green thumb…there isn’t one…or not one that I’ve seen anyway

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Dancing with Jasy

My daughter  Jasy came to visit us this week from South Carolina. It is the first time I have got to wrap my arms around that child in 7 months. I miss her and that pretty face.  I feel like […more…]

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