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June 18, 2018

How to Fix a Leaky Hose


How to repair a leaky soaker hose.

Holey doesn't even begin to describe my soaker hose. I know, it's full of tiny holes so the water can slowly leak out and water the garden, but it's a bit more than that.

I didn't use my soaker hose last year; when I pulled it out of the shed last spring I realized it had a huge gash in it. So it sat coiled up in a corner of the garden for a year until this spring, when I decided I'd repair it.

June 17, 2018

Silver Sunday


And the words of the Lord are flawless, like silver... Psalm 12:6 NIV


I am thankful to the Lord, my God, for:

- the Lord, my Father
- my dad
- my husband
- my son, who this year is a dad too
- my sons-in-law
Silver Sunday

Buy the truth and do not sell it—
    wisdom, instruction and insight as well.
The father of a righteous child has great joy;
    a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him.
Proverbs 23:23-24 NIV



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June 14, 2018

June 13, 2018

Harvesting and Curing Onions



The first plants to go in my garden this year were onion plants. Not sets, like I've always grown in the past. Instead, a friend had given me a coffee can full of onion plants. Enough to fill an entire 4x8-foot raised bed.