Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Joy of Summer’s End

Although summer offers a season of fun, here in the deep south, it seems to last forever!  One of the signs of summer’s end around here is when we clean up the property.
Look how  in summer, the grass and weeds really grow!
My oldest son began the big clean up by mowing our field:
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Then once the grass was mowed and the ground harrowed up, we made a spot for a fall garden:
This weekend we planted broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, mustard greens and a few herbs.  Getting the seed into the ground and eagerly ready to tend to the garden brought me much joy this week!

Good, True & Beautiful


  1. This country girl in the city says that looks absolutely wonderful!

  2. I guess I really am a city girl - I honestly had no idea that you planted gardens in the fall! Imagine that. Learn something new every day:)

  3. You all have been busy! What a blessing to have fresh veggies in the winter!

  4. I'm a city girl whose heart beats country!! I have had so much fun wandering around your blog - and I look forward to following it!

    Will you have pictures of the vegetable garden later?? Would love to see that!


    p.s. Feel free to come over and visit me anytime!

  5. so much green!! and lots of land!! How fun to have a fall garden; never really thought about things growing in the fall, but of course in the south it indeed could!



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