Thoughts from the Garden: How Our Lives Can Be Like Broccoli

In today’s Thoughts from the Garden, an incident between my daughters over a broccoli plant reminded me of how beauty and productiveness in our lives is in the eye of the beholder. Watch the video to learn more about the …

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Help! Our Monarch Caterpillars are Disappearing.

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Several families in our area have purchased milkweed plants and are watching the amazing Monarch butterfly lifecycle first hand. However, a few have contacted me and others on our homeschool list about their caterpillars disappearing and possibly atacked by predators.  The basic …

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Why I Garden: Confessions of a Lazy Gardener

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Gardening is therapeutic. It helps soothe my spirit and reconnects me with the miracles of this world. In each little seed is everything it needs to grow and flourish, given the right temperature, moisture, and soil. Gardening connects me with …

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Releasing Our First Monarch Butterfly of the Season

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This week we released our first Monarch Butterfly! I love butterfly season. It was a bonus when we moved to Texas that we happened to be right on the migration path for the Monarch butterflies.  The first year we were …

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