Welcome to Groundhog Hill!The Garden Spot of the Universe where Tales of Summer Gardening and Life in La Rue County, Kentucky, as told from a Prodigal Son who has traded in his surfboard and board shorts for a pickup truck and bib overalls.
The Garden: Planting to Harvest
- 3,633 hits
- Follow Notes from Groundhog Hill on WordPress.com
Surfing Hollywood on Full Moons & Surfing … Kathy on Full Moons & Surfing … GroundHog Hill on Aah, September…. Valerie Mayhew on Aah, September…. darlene pyles on Year 3, Column 17: GARDEN OF…
Follow me on TwitterMy Tweets
Category Archives: Uncategorized
Santa Monica, CA — Yesterday, a post from The Old Farmer’s Almanac popped up on my Facebook feed: “Meaning of Flowers & Symbolic Language.” I scanned a few familiar Herbs: Mint (Virtue), Rosemary (Remembrance), Thyme (Strength). Then, there it … Continue reading
If you are in LA on Sat., Jan. 31st, swing by Muse on 8th around 7:30 PM. I am honored to be one of the featured Storytellers in a wonderful evening at Muse Literary Salon curated by Alex Stein. Of course, … Continue reading
Next week, I am honored to be a featured Storyteller in PINATA, the wonderful Christine Schoenwald’s fantastic celebration of the Spoken Word. It’s a great Personal Essay Show, and the topics run the gamut. I’ll be reading excerpts from Notes … Continue reading
Do Not Disturb: Research Taking Place!
Read all about ’em in this week’s edition of The La Rue County Herald News, available now on newsstands or online at laruecountyherald.com
If a county-wide search for the best-looking garden were conducted, mine would neither Win, Place nor Show. The garden at Groundhog Hill has officially entered the Ugly Baby stage, wherein, I am the only person who would find it beautiful. … Continue reading
According to the Farmers Almanac, Honeysuckle is native to North America, however, some species were imported from Great Britain, where it is known as “Woodbine.” Traditionally, Honeysuckle is/was used to treat fevers, cold, asthma, dysentery, and diarrhea. It is still … Continue reading
Honey Suckle is in bloom right now, so I suppose this must be HoneySuckle Winter which means pleasant temps, humidity and pop-up t-storms. I till. I hoe. I sow. It rains. It pours. I till some more. I hoe some … Continue reading
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…
Season Three, Column One…now available on newsstands!