Farmgirl School

"It is no bad thing to celebrate a simple life." -Tolkien

The first seed catalogue arrived in the mail the other day.  My four year old granddaughter, Maryjane, took a sharpie and circled everything we need to order.  Instead of toys, she circles plants in seed catalogues.  She is one of us. It is impossible, I believe, for a homesteader to not think of the garden …

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Well, I fell prey.  I suppose that is what Farmgirl School is all about.  Learning!  I see why these gloriously colored catalogues come in the depths of cold and winter.  Their shiny paper and brightly hued pages.  Pages and pages of rainbow colored cauliflower and watermelons that look like solar systems.  Why, I just have …

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Seed catalogues in the mail they come now every day. I sit with a pot of tea, four more months till May!   I pore over every page and circle everything. I make lists of what I need, I cannot wait till Spring!   Pretty purple cauliflower I must have some of them. Yellow, speckled melons, …

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