THE END OF THE VINE…

When I started my blog about retirement I had no idea I was going to dedicate so much time to my garden and neglect my other hobbies.  However, it is as you say, “So much to do, so little time.” A busy week of writing, crocheting, and helping my husband recuperate from surgery led me …

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Bountiful Harvest

Spaghetti Squash Paradise  Some of my friends have asked me what I do with all the produce I grow in my garden… It’s simple – we eat it!  What we can’t eat, we share with family and neighbors.  Besides, one of the best reasons to garden is for the exercise.  Along with that goes the …

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THE WAITING GAME

What to do when all the work is done in the garden? My gardens are progressing since the application of bark chips last week.  It seems to help maintain the moisture levels in the soil.  I have harvested a spaghetti squash, cucumbers, peppers, tomatoes, and one zucchini!  Not bad for a bunch of seeds the …

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Ready to pick!

The first of the squash is ready for harvest!

Gardening Paradise

It is good to be a gardner today!

Progress

Spaghetti Squash!

Spaghetti squash blossoms

Foggy Pensacola,  FL morning.

THE HEAT IS ON!

It has been a busy couple of weeks here in Pensacola, Florida with all the cleaning up after our major rain event where we received 26 inches of rain in one day! All of my garden areas survived and are thriving now! The temperatures are starting to climb, and soon we will be enveloped in …

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4/29 -30/14 NORTHWEST FLORIDA MAJOR RAIN EVENT: The Hundred Year Flood

Hi everyone. I have had a rough start to my blog this week because of the major rain event that we experienced in Pensacola, Florida and the surrounding areas in Alabama and Florida. We had a whopping 20-26 inches of rain in one day! The other storms that I have written about in my blog …

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Foggy Pensacola, Florida morning

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