• SUMMER BLOOMS

    Purple Amaranth               Purple Echinacea                   Goldenrod There are endless opportunities to experience when you have a garden. Besides providing fresh produce for our eating needs, the pleasure of beauty and interaction with God’s nature, we can actually make a decent living from intensive gardening. We are continually amazed at

  • SLICE OF APPLE PIE

    Hope everyone had a delightful holiday… Over the 4th we found a home for two of our ducks. It was sad to see them go, but we were comforted to know that they are going to be really well taken care of by someone who is absolutely wild about ducks

  • MOVE OVER RED DELICIOUS

    First Anna apples The first juicy & delicious Anna apples have ripened to a blushing pink and are ready to crunch on! They are smaller than store bought, but hey, who cares? –they are thousand times tastier! As for the other fruit, the figs and peaches should be ready soon.

  • YOU SAY TOMATO, I SAY TOMAHTO?

    Honestly, I prefer the British way. Too many Masterpiece Theatres and BBC productions I suppose, but that’s another story! The tomatoes are   s l  o  w  l  y   starting to trickle in!!! Our customers have been constantly asking us, “You have any heirlooms yet?” Right now, we don’t have

  • IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMERTIME

    Cardoon flower Well, readers, theJune on-line newsletter is published! I definitely know that I’m not too good at keeping to a regular publishing schedule. There is just so much constantly going on here that, sadly, the newsletter sometimes ends up on the back burner. Enjoy! Seems with the cool June

  • FREE FREE OFFER (FOR KIDS ONLY!)

    We have a whole bunch of wonderful seed packets{donations from Seeds of Change & Renee’s Garden} left over from our booth at the Simple Living Festival, so we are offering 3 FREE SEED PACKETS for kids who write in and tell us why they like to garden. If you have

  • LETTUCE EAT

    Colorful lettuces Reading a recent entry (6/24) fromThe Great Growing Experiment regarding eating lettuce like Bugs Bunny, got me to thinking of an incident that occurred sometime back with our neighbor’s seven-year-old granddaughter. Here’s how the story goes… When she visits her grandfather she loves to come over to our

  • ALL GROWN UP

    Playing ‘This Little Piggy’              Eyeing the chickens           Finally fully feathered! The Khaki Campbells are finally fully feathered (say that 10x fast!) and they are gorgeous birds (not to mention crazy characters!) Each morning one of the ducks, gives whomever is feeding it a kiss on the lips… well

  • SLIM PICKIN'S

    Besides our moaning and complaining about the dreary weather, there is, in fact, a bright side to all this gloom. The veggie harvest is slowly starting to trickle in — beans, cucumber, tomatoes, squash, and corn (though the ears are pathetically small!). Yesterday, we enjoyed a delicious meal of lightly

  • SLIM PICKIN’S

    Besides our moaning and complaining about the dreary weather, there is, in fact, a bright side to all this gloom. The veggie harvest is slowly starting to trickle in — beans, cucumber, tomatoes, squash, and corn (though the ears are pathetically small!). Yesterday, we enjoyed a delicious meal of lightly