Category Archives: Garden

The Many Values of Harvesting Your Own Food

The other day we had a windy night and my kids and I were excited to find a decent drop of pecans under our pecan tree the next morning.  I hadn’t expected to get anything from our pecan tree this … Continue reading

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Eating For 3 and Squash Chips

We are expecting another baby to join our family early next spring, so I find myself eating for 3 now… Me, the baby inside, and my 8 month old who is still nursing. Aside from being tired and queasy much … Continue reading

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Time To Eat- Wild Blackberries!

It is May 20th, and my wild blackberry bushes are bursting with fruit!  Our domestic blackberries may not ripen for another few weeks, but meanwhile we can enjoy some delicious and extra healthy wild ones. If you choose to pick … Continue reading

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Time To Eat- Strawberries!

It is May 10th, and if you live in the southern United States it is time to pick some delicious STRAWBERRIES!  Our local strawberry patch has been open for “you pick” since April 8th, and they only last til the … Continue reading

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Time to Eat- Lamb’s Quarters!

I’ve been noticing a little plant called Lamb’s Quarters popping up all over my yard this spring, and I’m super excited about it!  One reason I’m excited is because Lamb’s Quarters love fertile soil, so the increase of its appearance … Continue reading

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Update on Makeshift Cold Frame

Just a quick update on that makeshift strawbale cold frame I wrote about a few weeks ago… The bad news is my tomatoes I had planted inside it died.  I’m actually not sure if they got too cold or too … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung!

Spring is bursting upon us here in South Carolina!  I’ve been feeling slightly overwhelmed with so much still to do to prepare for spring, yet I can’t help but welcome the gorgeous sunshine and fresh air.  Our peach and plum … Continue reading

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