Monthly Archives: June 2010

Giveaway on Penny Pantry

June 16, 2010
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Giveaway on Penny Pantry

I’m hosting a giveaway over on my other blog, Penny Pantry.  Go check it out….There is a good probability of winning since there are not many who have entered and since I am selecting the winner on Friday, June 18th…

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A Favorite Southern Vegetable, Okra

June 2, 2010
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A Favorite Southern Vegetable, Okra

We grew up on okra.  For a long time, I actually didn’t know that there were people in the world who didn’t eat okra, much less there were those to didn’t even know what okra was.  Okra is a favorite southern vegetable to grow in the garden around here.  And, OHHH Boy, does it grow and…

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Sweet Peas in the Garden

June 1, 2010
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Sweet Peas in the Garden

We’ve never had any success with growing peas in our garden, but this year, we actually have a row of peas growing in our garden and producing sweet peas!  We planted the peas from seed…the .20 cent seed packages that I bought at the Dollar Store.  We’ve been picking a handful of  pea pods almost on a daily…

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Weed Woes in the Garden

June 1, 2010
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Weed Woes in the Garden

With the warm weather that has arrived and with the great rains we have had, our little farm is bursting forth with all sorts of greenery……which also includes lots of weeds and biting insects.  The garden is taking off and it is very exciting to watch.  We have a small garden plot for our size family, but…

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