Category Archives: Nature

Adventures in the KuNtRy

Many of my personal friends (about 450 of you on Facebook) know and may follow with amusement my KuNtRy sagas with burning. For those of you who don’t know, allow me to briefly bring you up to date… People in … Continue reading

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The Pea Perspective

Picking peas taught me a valuable lesson; usually a fresh perspective will result in finding a pea.  Often, I stand at the bush searching this way and that for peas to no avail, but then I walk to the other … Continue reading

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Putting Things Back; Regenerating the Pond and Woods

When we purchased our home last year, we liked the land for a number of reasons.  Though only an acre, 2/3rds of the property was very flat.  The backyard received plenty of sun and was a blank slate meaning there … Continue reading

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Eat Play Live (Knoxville): Grass to Garden

On 10 March 2012 was Eat Play Live (Knoxville); an educational forum designed to help “people become directly involved in local food sources and active outdoor spaces in support of their own healthy living” by focusing on teaching participants about … Continue reading

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Fusarium, Fusarium…Everywhere!

Yesterday, I got a little caught up on a little fungus called Fusarium.  I woke up today still intrigued by yesterday’s findings, and I got to wondering again…Fusarium seems to be an emerging topic. I got to thinking about another … Continue reading

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Update from The Outpost – Part II

The day I decide to paint my fingernails for the first time in two years is the day that Chad decides to get manure to build the gardens.  Earlier this year, if you recall, I did not plant a big … Continue reading

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Samhain

Samhain, November 1, is Gaelic for ‘summer’s end’ and designates the beginning of winter on the agricultural calendar.  It is the exact midpoint between the Fall Equinox and the Winter Solstice.  Historically and agriculturally this was the time of year … Continue reading

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