Monthly Archives: May 2014

Year 3, Column 4: “Garden of Wonders”

Several weeks of sunshine and plenty of rain have given the garden a really nice start, thus far. Zinnia, Marigold, Sunflower, Green Beans, and Peruvian Purple Corn are all emerging and visible. Unfortunately, so has the Johnson Grass. I half-heartedly … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

Spending the afternoon with my great-nephews and -niece wading in the Creek at Groundhog Hill. Looking forward to showing them the garden and introducing them to Peruvian Purple Corn, which looks an awful lot like regular corn at this stage … Continue reading

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Year 3, Column 3: “Garden of Little Winters”

This past week, the thermometer read 37 degrees one morning. Yikes! As soon as Dad awakened and came to the kitchen for breakfast (Poached Eggs), I hit him first with a statement: “It’s 37 degrees outside.” I then followed up … Continue reading

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Have You Seen This Bird?

Inquiring Gardeners need to know! You’ll learn why in this week’s column in The La Rue County Herald News which hits the newsstands on Wednesday. Meanwhile, I’m off to the garden to replace a coupla dead tomato plants….aarrrrgh! -S. 🙂

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The Winter(s) of our Discontent

Originally posted on Chris Allen:
(Revised to add in more “Winters” that many of you suggested since first posting this article.  Many thanks to those who asked me to look deeper for the “other Winters” out there!) – Chris The…

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Season 3, Week Two Column: “Garden of Companions”

Groundhog Hill is situated atop a knoll on Gypsy Acres, our family farm owned by my sister Paula. My maternal grandparents, Paul and Pearl Daugherty Enlow considered themselves gypsies based on their many re-locations, hence, the name they gave their … Continue reading

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