Mater Sandwich – You Know You’re In the South When…

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You know you’re in the south when you take two very soft pieces of ‘loaf bread’, smother it in Duke’s Mayonnaise, and slice the tomato from your garden. After placing (very carefully) the beautiful and huge slices on the bread, … Continue reading

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Did You Know? – Cayenne Pepper Uses

          1. Anti-Irritant Properties Cayenne has the ability to ease upset stomach, ulcers, sore throats, spasmodic and irritating coughs, and diarrhea. 2. Anti-Cold and Flu Agent Cayenne pepper aids in breaking up and moving congested mucus. … Continue reading

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Tomatoe, Tomahto

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You like potato and I like potahto You like tomato and I like tomahto Potato, potahto, Tomato, tomahto. Let’s call the whole thing off.

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Blueberry Bushes Forever…

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On the adventure we went, to pick blueberries.  The bush was mighty and tall.  We picked early in the morning before the 104 degree heat index was upon us.  The week before, we picked approximately two quarts.  This week, we … Continue reading

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Oh Dear Crookneck Squash, I Bid You Adieu

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After attempting to battle the dreaded squash bug with organic materials, it has come time to let them go.  I simply did not want to put pesticide on them.  The squash plants were covered in the bugs and eggs.  The … Continue reading

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Squish the Dreaded Squash Bug

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Oh, dreaded squash bug.  I shall strike thee down and you will not eat the squash plants! What is a squash bug?  The squash bug attacks squash and pumpkins but can also demolish cucumbers. What are the first signs of … Continue reading

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Garden 2016 – Day 50

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            I have found, through years of practice, that people garden in order to make something grow; to interact with nature; to share, to find sanctuary, to heal, to honor the earth, to leave a … Continue reading

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