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Strength, grace and love

Strength, grace and love

This past Monday, I had an unusual evening off, so I took up an offer from someone who repeatedly has asked me to come to her group’s meeting. It was one of those things I’ve always wanted to attend, but always had something — kid obligations, work obligations, etc. — that kept me from coming. … Continue reading Strength, grace and love

Flooded garden and training plans

Flooded garden and training plans

So I recently started posting garden updates here. Looking back, it’s a lot of lovely garden things. So, I started a new blog, Flooded Garden, to host those garden thing and all the recipes I hope to create. I want this to be about adventures in mental and physical fitness. The food and garden deserve … Continue reading Flooded garden and training plans

Garden update: Tomaters

Garden update: Tomaters

This week, the harvest switched to less beans and snow peas to many cherry tomatoes. We have three kinds of tomatoes in the garden — yellow cherry tomatoes, Roma tomatoes and big ones whose name escapes me at the moment. Roma tomatoes Roma tomatoes start out a little misshapen but eventually transform to the normal … Continue reading Garden update: Tomaters

Garden update: Tomaters

Garden update: Tomaters

This week, the harvest switched to less beans and snow peas to many cherry tomatoes. We have three kinds of tomatoes in the garden — yellow cherry tomatoes, Roma tomatoes and big ones whose name escapes me at the moment. Roma tomatoes Roma tomatoes start out a little misshapen but eventually transform to the normal … Continue reading Garden update: Tomaters

Garden update: The volunteers

Garden update: The volunteers

Whenever a fruit or vegetable is thrown into a garden, compost pile, etc., and its seeds start to sprout on their own, they are considered volunteers. Most of our garden’s squash, pumpkin, decorative gourds and watermelons are volunteers. We also have other volunteers — squirrels. Cucumber and squash plants sprouting from spots where squirrels hid … Continue reading Garden update: The volunteers

Garden update: Thinning the herd

Garden update: Thinning the herd

Today, I noticed some white powdery spots on my squash/pumpkin/gourd plants, while finding a bud on one of the plants. Not sure what they are since they sprouted after I threw the fall decorations in the garden to decompose. After sending a panicked message to my gardening Facebook group, I learned that the white stuff … Continue reading Garden update: Thinning the herd