Category Archives: Straw bale gardening

Garden Goodies!

I have good news and bad news from the garden: There has been a death!This little Roma just laid down and died!  These plants have been in the garden for 3 months and 8 of the 12 have only grown … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo In The Garden!

I went out, armed with the camera, and noticed something peeking through the dirt on one of my straw bales! Yes, that is a little red potato. Even with all of the trials in the garden this year, I am … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Garden

I took some pictures in the garden today.  I planted the watermelons and cucumbers almost two weeks ago.       Watermelons       Strawberries!       Pinto Beans. I started these from a bag of dry pintos. … Continue reading

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Update on the Straw Bale Garden

I can’t believe it has been so long since my last garden update.  After my last educational post on overly active children, I was prompted to offer workshops to Home Educating parents.  I am very grateful for this ministry opportunity. … Continue reading

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Continued Growth in the Garden

    I want to share my visit in the garden today.  Yesterday was full of rain and the temperature dropped to the high 30’s overnight.  That didn’t seem to deter the growth in the garden. Before I move on, … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Garden!

I am forty-three years old, and every year of my life I have watched seeds turn to plants.  I have a feeling that no matter how old I may live to be, I will experience the same things every year: … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening Continued

Good Morning!  I am so excited!!  I have sprouts.  I have been running out the door like a mad woman trying to keep the robins and squirrels from enjoying, what they consider to be, the all day buffet!! I knew … Continue reading

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