The right tools for a fight

Occasionally, I go on a tear and feel the need to be productive. Usually my yard is the target of my zeal. Earlier this summer I took it upon myself to rake our backyard. We have two rather large pin oaks that shade most of the yard. They also shed their leaves year ’round. These…

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Spring has sprung

Spring has come to Florida! Well, it’s been here a while, but I finally got to work and took advantage of the frostless days and started my annual attempt at growing things. I have a notorious brown thumb, but it never keeps me from trying. Several years ago my husband built me two raised planters, and…

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Tastes like sunshine

I sliced up the first tomato from my garden today for lunch. It was sweet, and juicy and tasted like sunshine. If you’ve only had tomatoes from a grocery and never one still warm from the vine… you don’t know what you’re missing… pure ambrosia. This season I’ve actually paid attention to my garden. Watering…

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Taste of summer

Orbs of green sprouting Anticipating sweet reds Best taste of summer * Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. *My salsa garden of tomatoes, jalapeños and bell peppers has finally started producing fruit. I cannot wait for my first taste of homegrown veggies.

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