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What a summer!!

Your location  in Lee County determined the state of your garden. If you were on a ridge, then you had pretty good gardens especially green beans, cabbage and corn. If you were close to the…

Bountiful Gardens

I was gone on vacations that week. Traveling through Alabama I saw lots of watermelons for sale.  In Destin, local farmers had set up small markets in front of shopping centers selling those wonderful southern…

Glad we’re back!!!

I actually missed blogging last week!!! This comes from a person who was very reluctant to begin the process. It somehow gives me a feeling of accomplishment to be able to  relate some of my…

Natural Bridge Artisan Festival

Wanted to let everyone know about a festival that the Natural Bridge Park Association is planning for August 23 - 25 at Natural Bridge State Park. There will be arts and crafts booths, food, music, storytelling, quilts …

Pesto Recipe

I enjoyed visiting with Constance and David on Tuesday. My Dad always said learn something new every day and I also learn something new about gardening from David each time I talk to him.  The…

Beautiful Gardens

I keep trying to visit gardens but rain has spoiled my plans more than once this week. I am not complaining because the gardens I have seen are absolutely beautiful. However, the bugs have arrived…

Getting ready to preserve

We have been giving out mason jars to our participants this week. Everyone is so thankful for this program and for its founder. Gardens are growing and there will be some vegetable harvesting soon. My…

Neighborly Pictures

Getting reaquainted with your community is a benefit that I didn't expect. I love visiting and talking to the participants, getting recipes and relaxing in their gardens. Here are some pictures. The first picture is…

Slug Infestation!!

Many of us are having a problem with slugs this year. I suppose it is because of the rainy, cool weather. We are setting traps using either apple juice or beer. Does anyone have a…