Month: December 2016

Ultimate garden gloves

  I told you about my socks, but I didn’t tell you about my new gardening gloves…by far the coolest present I received this year. They’re called Honey Badger gloves, and I absolutely love them. First, I love digging in the dirt. A gardening friend of mine will remind me that there is a difference…


Sock it to me!

Christmas is always interesting at my house. My family has an…er…rather unique sense of humor. For some reason, it’s usually directed at me. To those of you who know me, you probably know that, in many things, I often lack circumspection (yes I know what circumspection means – look it up) and foresight. Several weeks…

Spring vegetable varieties that do well along the Gulf Coast

As reported in the last blog, it’s not too early to begin planning for your spring vegetable garden, if you’re so inclined. My winter cabbages are well on the way, lettuce is up and broccoli is looking good. Raccoons got into my onions and wreaked havoc. None of them have sprouted yet, so I’m doubtful…

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