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We found Paw Paws!!

One of our goals here is to get Paw Paw trees growing. Last year we cold stratified seeds from October into the new year. Then, after being planted for quite a while, a couple seeds sprouted! Obviously, it’s going to be quite some time…

Honey, compost and outdoor school

This week was a busy one! All week I drove to the next county over to go to outdoor school and experience it with students from our school. We had a great week, despite the rain and muddiness! The hikes were my favorite part!…

Walk through the garden 8/30

The garden is still producing lots of yummy food for us and we finally have a watermelon making an appearance! I also peeked in on the glass gem corn and its looking beautiful! I am finally starting to see some Brussel sprouts! I’m hoping…

Canning and back to work

Last week was a long one! Going back to work means prepping for a new school year and SO many meetings. (And sitting in seats made for 8 year olds during those meetings!) I am absolutely exhausted by the end of the day! But,…

A little weekend getaway!

Before we headed out of town, I picked everything that was ready to be harvested! It was a huge harvest! And the yellow cosmos flowers started blooming too! They are so pretty! The pollinator garden has definitely been very pretty this year! Our weekend…

No Spend July Update!

July used to be a tough month for us, since I don’t get a paycheck from June until September. (Teacher problems!) We normally had to dip pretty heavily into the savings. However, we haven’t touched it yet! I was able to score a brand…

Walk through the garden 8/9/18

My garden, overall, has been doing so well this year! The trellises seem to be helping plants not take up as much room. The tomatoes are all starting to ripen. And, I’m finally starting to see gourds growing larger and sunflowers blooming away! We…