Makes Me Smile – Sunflower

Sunflowers are one of my favorite things to grow.

A few years ago (meaning before I went back to work), I grew sunflowers all over the farm. Anywhere I could find to scratch up a little dirt to drop a seed.

I have been known to just walk around the farm and randomly plant sunflower seeds and let God do his handywork.

I only planted a few seeds this year. This is the only one that grew.

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I know it’s only one, but that’s what makes it special.

And why it makes me smile!

Happy Wednesday!

TFP ;)

Makes Me Smile – Pecans

Last year was a bust for our pecan harvest. Very few grew and very few fell.

So this year I’ve been hopeful. And it is not in vain!

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And that is what is making me smile!

What’s making you smile?

Happy Wednesday!

TFP ;)

A Promise is a Promise

Back in the spring I promised to let you know how my new keyhole garden did this year.

I did great!!

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Building this one in full sun made a big difference. It has produced more cucumbers than we can eat. And I only planted about 10 seeds.

I didn’t water it much. Didn’t really need to. Staying true to its claim it kept the soil well watered and fertilized.

It’s still going strong.

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And the small one is doing just fine for the herbs planted there.

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I even had a volunteer tomato come up that I just let grow and it provided me with a few tomatoes.

Yay!

So, have you built a keyhole garden yet?

What are you waiting for ???

Happy Saturday!

TFP :)