Tag Archives: Water

Feeding the Bees

In the spring before the flowers start to open and in the fall when the flowers are closing for the season, you have to feed your bees.  Yep, I feed my bees, Liz feeds her bees.  If you are a beekeeper most likely this time of year you have purchased a big bag of sugar […]

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Asparagus with Brown Buttered Breadcrumbs

I don’t know about you, but I get tired of my side dishes.  I have been trying to do a better job at putting a little more thought and time into them, as much for the hubs and kid as myself.  This was a great surprise, easy and tasted delicious. 1 pound asparagus, peeled and trimmed 4 tablespoons unsalted […]

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Drought and Our Trees

If you live in the United States you have most likely been fighting with this summers drought affects on your garden, yard and trees.  I have been watering relentlessly (I have the water bill to prove it) and at times I am not sure how effective it has been.  Its easy to water the perennial […]

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Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to peel a hard boiled egg, when half of the egg comes off with the shell.  UGHH.  I have tried it all, a needle hole in the shell.  Oh that works really well trying to stick a needle through a raw egg shell.  Vinegar in the water, place […]

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Frogs & Toads, a Gardeners Friendly Neighbor

We have a small decorative pond in our backyard and we also have a pool.  I usually am one of the last people to open my pool because every spring the frogs from our little pond go up and lay their eggs in the water that sits on our pool cover.  I will have thousands […]

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