Tag Archives: Garden Warfare

     Yesterday I opined about the pathetic condition of the itty-bitty courtyard garden (think; too much heat, too much rain, too many invaders, too black black spot) but in fact, there are a few stalwarts hanging on- the last three tomatoes, the carrots, the eggplant, and the basil.      I am picking the red […]

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     Least you think all is forever perfect at A Pleasant House: behold the summer garden- overgrown, or brown, or thin, or just petering-out in general.      Mold is growing before our very eyes (no matter that we Jomax), hornworms are using our tomato’s as condo’s, the roses have stopped budding, the echinacea is […]

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        I love chickens.     I love to eat them, and their eggs.      I love their poop (it makes great fertilizer), and the way they clean-up all the lawn grubs.     I love their ‘cluck’, and I love their colors.     I especially love to visit our neighbor’s brood on my daily […]

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