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One God


One God   I hear the twittering of the birds I see the glory of the flower I see the majesty of the trees And know the awesomeness of Your power I feel the sun shining in its strength I … Continue reading

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Playing in the Dirt: My Garden of Heavenly Delights


Playing in the Dirt: My Garden of Heavenly Delights   It’s the third week of March and I spent the last few days working in the vegetable garden, digging the rows, pulling the winter weeds that had grown up to compost, … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South in Oct., Nov., and Dec.


  In the Vegetable Garden Outdoors in the garden add compost, manure, and wood ash top improve vegetable beds, digging it in well about 6” to 12” deep. Add a little lime for Cole crops in the brassica beds and also where … Continue reading

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Survival Garden Know How is a Must


A world food report is now warning that prolonged high prices are likely to continue over the next decade, putting the poor at an increased risk of food deprivation. A joint report of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: January and February


Gardening in South Mississippi – January and February   If you think there’s not a lot to do in the garden in the last hours of winter, take another look at these late winter garden chores and get busy.  One … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: March and April.


  The first of March usually begins the spring gardening chores.  By this date you should sow indoors or in a greenhouse all warm weather crops for a head start on the growing season.  Sow tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants, corn, … Continue reading

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Eradicating Scale Insects


Eradicating Scale Insects Scale insects are one of the most undesirable bugs to visit your trees and shrubs.  Scale insects look very different from most other insects and are often missed when trees and shrubs are infected with them.  Scales … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: August and September


Gardening in Mississippi and the South: August and September With all the recent flooding of farmlands in Mississippi, some are predicting skyrocketing food prices and food riots by late August or early September. I suggest you head this possibility off … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: May, June and July


Gardening in Mississippi and the South: May, June, and July   With all the recent flooding of farmlands in Mississippi, some are predicting skyrocketing food prices and food riots by late August or early September. I suggest you head this … Continue reading

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Home Gardening with Wild Flowers


Home Gardening With Wildflowers Home gardeners are showing a new enjoyment for the beauty of wild native flowers. For many years, wild native species were all that home gardeners had to work with, and they were valued for their beauty … Continue reading

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Garden Graces and Heavenly Places


  Garden Graces and Heavenly Places There’s nothing quite so peaceful as a lovely backyard garden, whether a bountiful vegetable feast or a flower feast for the eyes.  If you’ve thought about planting a garden, but have been putting it … Continue reading

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12 Edible Wild Weeds and Plants


Wild weeds and plants can often be used as an emergency food source or for everyday use if you are careful and know what is useful and what’s poisonous.  Many of the weeds we hate in our yards are actually … Continue reading

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Four Efficient Summer Projects for $20 or Less


Efficient Summer Projects for $20 or Less               If your on a budget like most folks these days but would like to make the most of what you have, then read on.  Summer is a time for fun and … Continue reading

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Are You Out of Work? What Do You Do Now?


Are You Out of Work? What Do You Do Now?   Have you recently lost a job or just now entering the work force and can’t find a job? Is your family dependant on unemployment benefits or worse yet, government … Continue reading

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Yearly Southern Vegetable and Flower Garden Planner


Yearly Southern Vegetable and Flower Garden Planner March 15 – May31 Spring Planting and Yard and Garden Care Add compost and fertilize gardens and flower beds. Lime if necessary. Sow or plant for one crop per season vegetables like corn, … Continue reading

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Garden Cress and its Natural Health Benefits


Garden Cress and its Natural Health Benefits   Garden cress (Lepidium sativum) is a fast-growing, edible plant related to watercress. It’s in the genus Lepidium in the mustard family and shares the tangy pepper flavor of mustard greens. Garden cress is also … Continue reading

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