Tag Archives: Plant

Garden Gab, Expansion Edition

My sweet husband is expanding my garden area.  Here are some pictures of the expansion progress.     I hope you have had a super week. I’ll be back on Monday. XOXO

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Garden Gab, Vlog Style

I am trying something new. I Vloged my Garden Gab this week. Vlog=Video Blog Please pardon the grass that needs mowing. Please pardon the wild movement. I am Not a professional, clearly. And…….If there was any doubt about my being a native Texan, after this Y’all won’t have ANY doubts. Garden Gab, Vlog ^^^^^^^^^ Click …

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Garden Gab, Week 7

Is there anything better than watching things you planted blossom and grow? Well, okay watching my children grow tops watching my plants grow, but watching my plants grow is still pretty awesome. The warmth has taken hold here in Texas. The temps are holding steady in the mid to upper 80’s. I’d prefer the 70’s, …

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Rainy Day Garden Gab

Welcome to rain-apocalypse 2012 at least that is how the weather team on T.V. is treating it.   It’s  been raining here for a little over 12 hours.  Storming, wind howling, thunder booming, lightning flashing, big, cold drops of rain falling. Since we just planted the garden, this is a blessing and a curse.   Water …

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Garden Gab…the end is near.

The MyBlogSpark giveaway has ended. The winner was comment #18 “Good Cooks : Your banana bread looks very yummy, Thanks Jamie, I would like to try it with oatmeal raisin cookie.” Say hello to Samah on her blog, Good Cooks. I will have another giveaway soon, because giveaways are fun!😀 Anyhoo……Happy Friday my friends. It …

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Kabocha squash- an unusual suspect

Yesterday I showed you my lovely squash.  Don’t get cheeky, I’m talking about these squash. Can Texans say cheeky and get away with it?  Here’s hoping the answer is yes!😀 I oven roasted the kabocha squash, which I keep mispronouncing as kobayashi… making me think of Mr. Kobayashi, making me think of  The Usual Suspects, …

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My three squashes and the end of summer

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Here in the United States and Canada, today is a holiday.  It’s Labor Day. If you’re not from the United States or Canada, here’s a little info on the holiday. This info is via Wikipedia and Answers.com Labor Day. The first Monday in September, observed as a …

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Garden Gab weeks 22 and 23….and freezer jam

So, it’s hot…Yep a shocker I know!  Last week, instead of Garden Gab on Friday I posted a whole wheat chocolate cake recipe.  I know, the cake was lovely, but it felt strange after 21 weeks of garden posts to not have one last week.  So, to correct that and make myself feel better….This week …

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Kids ~VS~ Veggies…

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! We had a very nice weekend. School starts today. This is bittersweet. While I am glad to have a little time to myself to chill out, shop or clean…I will miss them. A lot. Since I’ve got kiddo on the brain, I have a kid-centric post for …

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Garden Gab, week 21….a cool down, a loss and a nursery rhyme

Mary Mary quite contrary, How does your garden grow? With silver bells and cockle shells And pretty maids all in a row, And pretty maids all in a row. That’s how the nursery rhyme goes, however I was disturbed when I looked up the meaning of the rhyme. It’s about Queen Mary, torture and executions. …

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