Entries Tagged as 'TheGardenLady’s Garden'

Monday, September 5th, 2011

Hurricane Irene’s effects on the TheGardenLady’s property

Hurricane Irene Reaches New York City by NASA Goddard Photo and… My heart goes out to all of you who are suffering from the after effects of Hurricane Irene. (This is a list of the names for storms) I was lucky. The only problem on my property was the downing of lots of small branches [...]

Friday, August 12th, 2011

More about the farm TheGardenLady grew up on

Bell pepper, with both green and red colors, natural color by Martin LaBar My parents’ farm was small. They raised the usual crops that everyone in the area who wasn’t a chicken farmer raised. And some of the chicken farmers also had small farms that raised the usual crops – tomatoes and strawberries were the [...]

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Growing up on the farm

TheGardenLady’s House on the Farm We were poor when I was a child growing up on the farm. But so was everyone else in my community and the surrounding communities, so no child felt the poverty. That was how things were. Yet my parents worked hard. Hard physical labor. Especially my mother, who not only [...]

Friday, August 5th, 2011

What’s Happening in TheGardenLady’s Garden

Pink Crape Myrtle by BFS Man Since it is so hot outside, it is difficult even for TheGardenLady to want to be out among my flowers. I do spend a few hours daily watering the flowers, so I am out either early in the morning before or just when the sun comes up or close [...]