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Monthly Archives: May 2013
With all the rainfall in the last week, the ground at Groundhog Hill is pretty darn muddy so there’s not much to do except stand and stare at the blank rows and yell in a lifeguard-type voice, “Is anything germinating … Continue reading
Yard Boy’s domain, or as I like to think of it, the Estate I manage. Sunny and beautiful today both at Groundhog Hill and on Greensburg Street. My father calls Hodgenvile, “The Garden Spot of the Universe.” He may just … Continue reading
IN MEMORIAM: Owen Thomas Daugherty (seated, left), his wife Julia Bledsoe, and their daughters Hallie and Pearl. Mr. Daugherty is my maternal great-grandfather. He built the house at 308 Greensburg Street which is 101 years old. In addition to being … Continue reading
Here’s a revised (and yes, rudimentary) schematic of the Grand Design for this year’s garden. Can you tell (or guess) what’s what? Leave a Guess and I’ll either confirm or deny 🙂 Beautiful day today at Groundhog Hill. The sun … Continue reading
Graced With Space… “The garden I could plant in Santa Monica would be a 4×4 plot in the highly coveted Community Garden where green-thumbed folks tend to plant as much as they can and then grow it upwards to maximize … Continue reading
Notes from Groundhog Hill hits the stands today in The La Rue County Herald News. http://www.laruecountyherald.com Let me know what you think of my Grand Design for this year’s garden. Today, I planted four more rows of Zinnia, two rows … Continue reading
Even in the rain and mud, you can see the Grand Design of this year’s garden! Be sure to check out The Herald News this week for more info and a return of local farmer Cleve McStubbins. S.
Put away thy i-phone. Grab a tobacco stick and come wade in the creek. There are arrowheads to be found 🙂 It’s a beautiful day here at Groundhog Hill.
Week Two of Notes from Groundhog Hill hits the stand in tomorrow’s edition of The La Rue County Herald News . This week’s column, entilted, Crouching Groundhog, Hidden Deer, explores the history of Groundhog Hill. You won’t want to miss … Continue reading