Month: April 2014

Street Fair Almonds

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If you’ve been to a street fair, county fair, carnival, flea market, or something similar, you may be familiar with the heavenly scent of roasted, candied almonds.  They are served up warm in a cone shaped paper and are irresistible!…

Old Fashioned Super Tonic

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One of the most important pieces of advice I offer people is to learn from our elders.  People who have been around the longest have the most interesting advice and stories.  This recipe is no exception.  Our dear friend, Roger,…

Spring 2014 Bee Update

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Our winter was the longest and harshest I’ve ever seen, and sitting inside the house thinking about my bees was difficult.  I knew the odds were against them and there was NOTHING I could do about it.  My worries were…

Spring Fruit Tree Pruning

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Early spring is the right time to prune most trees, and this year is my first try.  I was a little nervous, but I got it done and I’m pretty sure I didn’t kill my trees.  We planted some fruit…

Felt Board Garden Plannner

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If you went to Sunday School in the 1980’s or earlier, you may remember your teacher using a felt story board to tell Bible stories.  What’s this got to do with garden planning?  I want to use the same type…