A Shout Out to Gardening Blogs

Instead of having our usual guest blog today, instead I want to give a shout out to all the wonderful gardening blogs I’ve come across recently thanks to Blotanical, a forum for garden bloggers to share their blogs with each other. Some of my favorites include: Curbstone Valley FarmDaphne’s DandelionsUrban Dirt BloomingwriterGarden RantThe Beer GardenTiny Farm BlogTown…

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Sunday Recipe – Lemon Souffle

http://www.flickr.com/photos/baldmonk/2302950648/ I’m famous for my Lemon Meringue Pies, but I keep the recipe a closely guarded secret – my husband doesn’t even know it. However, this Lemon Souffle recipe is a variant of the pie recipe, but without a few important ingredients and steps. The key to a fantastic lemon dessert is to use Eureka…

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Thursday in the City- Green Festival

So, I had two free passes to the Green Festival last weekend. I have been to so many of these over the years, but I figured lets go check it out and see if there is anything new. There were a variety of vendors, food, speakers, organizations and schwag. It is about the closest thing…

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Farm Diary – The Ornamental Garden

Tulip in our backyard There are so many ornamental gardening blogs out there. I love reading them all. I love ornamentals – Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, Grasses, Bulbs. I really do. They are fascinating and beautiful to look at. Rich colors, odd flowers, beautiful textures. Ornamentals give the landscape a sense of wonderment. I work…

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Monday’s Guest Blog – Why is Food Storage Important?

This week we are honored to have a guest blog from Hannah and Abbie from the Safely Gathered In blog. Their blog is absolutely wonderful and well organized and written. They make the huge task of food storage manageable. —————————————————————————- Syndicated radio host Dave Ramsey advises his listeners to set up an emergency fund that…

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Flickr of Inspiration- Yoga

AR83060_AR83060-R1-E012, originally uploaded by Alicia J. Rose. Get out and take care of yourself, yoga style. Spring is here and work in the garden will most likely increase. No need to wake up in the morning with a sore back and stiff muscles from toiling all day in the garden. There are many yoga poses…

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Thursday in the City- Yoga for Gardeners

IMG_2395, originally uploaded by livrachelle. At my first gardening class, the instructor said the number one thing to learn about taking care of your garden is taking care of yourself. If you aren’t in good health, neither will your garden. So wear your sunscreen and strrrrr…ea…..tch. Because gardens are a means of connecting us to…

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Tuesday’s Photo Feature

Thank you to Frances Ellsworth for submitting to us this fabulous photos of pear blossoms at night. I love the deep contrast between the white flowers and black background. If you have a great photo that you think we’d love send it on over to us at dogislandfarm(at)gmail(dot)com or add it to our flickr group…

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