living off the land…

well, maybe not completely.  but, at least i am on my way!  there are a couple of things that i did WRONG when i planted my garden this year.  and, then i added what i learned… i planted WAY too many tomato plants.  i cannot get to all of them because they have grown over each other.  which means i also cannot stake them….which means some of them rot on the ground.  sad story i know.  the lesson i learned is to pay attention to the instructions about how far... Read More

veggies and fruits…

i have decided i am going to string this out into a couple of posts.  otherwise, it would be too long and none of you would want to read it.  therefore, i am starting with fruits and veggies!  you already read a post about starting my apple trees (part one and part two).  they are growing well.  they won’t bear fruit for another year.  but, they are looking good! yesterday, you saw the preparation for the garden and how blessed i was to have the hippie and the bobcat... Read More

updates GALORE…

lots has been going on at my house and i wanted to update you on the goings-on. 🙂 VEGETABLE GARDEN: i posted about starting my seeds and guess what?!  my seeds are SPROUTING.  like CRAZY.  i have them in a window in my living room.  it was still a little chilly in tennessee, so i have a small heater that keeps them warm enough to germinate well.  here is the picture update: the sweet red pepper and butternut squash seeds are taking a bit longer.  however, everything... Read More

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