My mother was widely considered to always have the best garden for miles around, for as long as I can remember. When asked what her secret was, she would always tell people, “The secret is in the soil.” That’s all. Just, “The secret is in the soil.” Some would then ask her if she made … Continue reading My Mother’s Gardening Secret
It's spring! That means outdoor activity around here has sprung into high gear. The hyacinths and tulips have finished their bloom cycles. The strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and nectarines are blossoming. The onions that overwintered, as well as the freshly planted ones, are coming up strong and healthy and happy. The rhubarb that the chickens … Continue reading Busy Days! And Seed Saving
Okay, I'll admit it. The term "Climate Denier" rankles me because NO ONE denies that climate exists, and no one with any real knowledge denies that climate changes, and IS changing. So how about we quit with the Sophomoric name calling and look at some real facts? Please? The climate is changing. Yes. Accepted fact. … Continue reading Climate Denier/Climate Realist
I've rarely seen a political cartoon do as good a job of portraying a situation as this one does at this time of mis- and dis-information! https://townhall.com/political-cartoons/2020/05/09/173588?hpnl=true Maybe the disparity is so great we should say, "Witch science". If you have found this information helpful, please click the "like" button and share a link with … Continue reading Which Science????
This yummy and colorful casserole has an Italian flair thanks to the basil and oregano. Serving suggestion - bake some potatoes in the oven alongside the casserole. Yes, it's colorful with red diced tomatoes, green beans, white (and dark if you wish) chicken, all topped with spices and both yellow and white cheeses. My husband … Continue reading Cheesy Chicken & Green Bean Casserole