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Lemon Thyme/Jicama/Orange Splendor

Lemon Thyme/Jicama/Orange Splendor

Salad Series. What a great time to start our Gray’s Farms Salad Series. While in the house prepping meals there is no better way to build up our immunity than with fresh vegetables. Just a little background, having been a home care provider for over a decade. […]

Tales of the Traveling Flower Farmer

Tales of the Traveling Flower Farmer

This past trip there was no time for such frivolity, it was hurry up get our tasks complete and on the road home again.  However, I did snag a great bush shaping idea from the hotel, and the variety of cacti were captivating.  But on this trip Instagram […]

Let’s Get Real Gardening, Roses

Let’s Get Real Gardening, Roses

Roses are the most rewarding and soul tending flower to plant grow.  But let’s get real, we have other parts of our lives that take priority.  Work and family take precedence to the timely perfect art of trimming a rose. In our area the best time to […]

Peculiar Pepper Patch

Peculiar Pepper Patch

The view beyond the hummingbirds. Our amazing Kathy is recovering from accident which occurred years ago. Remarkably she is still healing and becoming more independent as the months pass by. Now her life is dominated by physical, occupational, & vision therapy plus her gym workouts, […]

The Great Tomato Rebellion

The Great Tomato Rebellion

Maybe it’s just how I rebelled against my parents, or maybe it’s my artistic brain that loves colors and sporadic looks. Either way I am the “rebellious one” in the family in regards to gardening. The funkier the color the more I am enticed. The […]

Gladiator Hybrid Paste Tomato

Gladiator Hybrid Paste Tomato

My big impulse buy of 2017 makes a come-back this year, sometimes change is good! The turning point in our plum tomato growing occurred unintentionally when my eyes were lured to a picture of a large, beautiful plump tomato pictured on the Burpee 2017 seed […]

Easter 2018

Easter 2018

What better way to spend the Easter weekend than to spread the joy of flowers. We were blessed to have our’s grace several Easter tables and events this year. Along with the bouquets, we also had the privilege of creating a botanical design for our […]

Welcome Neon Calendula

Welcome Neon Calendula

Welcome Neon Calendula, a name by any other name. The quest for new flower varieties is just a slice of the fun in being a grower. This is particularly true for annuals, as seed packets are inexpensive, annuals generally grow fast and for trials take […]

Two Shall be Made One

Two Shall be Made One

In honor of my parents’ anniversary, I wanted to repost this blog from 2014. Mark 10:8 “And they two shall be made one flesh, so then they no longer two but one.” Completeness, Not a Weakness Serious gardening began the first year of our marriage, […]

Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon Balm Tea

The calming impact of the Lemon Balm infused with cleansing juice of lemon, unite in a refreshing, health building hydration duo. Recipe: Brew a strong batch of Lemon Balm tea. If you have fresh sprigs, the  flavors strengthen when leaves are dehydrated, however, packets of […]