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The Sheepish Gardener
The Sheepish Gardener

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Mindful Monday: Surprise! There's Frost!
This morning, taking Isis outside and letting the chickens out of the coop, I walked down the walk and noticed the dew wasn't quite so dewy.  In fact, it was frost!   Now, this stirred mixed feelings.   For one, I was worried.  I still have tomato vines pro...
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My herbal sleep aid post is part of The Clever Chicks Blog Hop!  Stop by and check out ill the great links!
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Mindful Monday: Herbal Aid for Insomnia or Trouble Sleeping
Insomnia.   We've all heard about it.  We've all experienced it.  Each one of us probably knows at least one person affected by insomnia.  You may ever suffer from it, yourself. My personal experience is on an almost daily basis.  But it's not me.  It's my ...
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Mindful Monday: Fried Dandelion Flowers
I have known for years that dandelions are edible.  The entire plant can be used, from the root up to the flower--bud or open.  I've had homemade dandelion wine, and I must admit that it was one of the best wines I've tasted.  I've tossed a few young dandel...
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"Class Creation" Basket for Silent Auction at Bug's School
Saturday, Bug's school will be hosting their annual Fall Festival.  This year, along with scarecrow making, and pumpkin painting, and other Fall fun, they added a silent auction. The idea was to have each class make a "class creation" to be auctioned off in...
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Feathered Friday: Easter Eggers and Their Colorful Eggs
Every hen lays a different color egg in our coop.  (I'm sure that will change once the younger girls start laying.)  So here is a quick pictorial of who lays what. Gate Locker lays the greenest of the eggs.  It's hard to tell in the picture, but her eggs ar...
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Playing Catch-up and Taking on More
Okay, today is really just playing catch up.  I know I missed both Feathered Friday and Mindful Monday, but I have good reason.   I've been gourding! A few weeks ago, an old friend from my childhood summer camp days request a faery house for her daughter's ...
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Mindful Monday: Hybrids vs GMOs, a Brief Comparison
Last week, I posted the picture below on my Facebook page , both for the blog and personally. It caused a bit of controversy on my personal page, where someone left a comment: "  that's super adorable in that it's factually incorrect." Someone else replied ...
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Feathered Friday: Roosters and the Pecking Order
I'm not going to pretend that I'm an expert on this subject, but I find it intriguing within my own flock.  I love to sit and watch all of them squabble and make friends. But James, the Light Brahma rooster, and Chase, the Black Australorp rooster, are espe...
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Almost Wordless Wednesday
I'm sorry I've been lack in gin my posting these past few days.  It's been crazy around here. Friday was my Little Man's first day of Kindergarten! Then Monday was his 5th birthday! My husband commandeered my computer all weekend to listen to an NHRA race. ...
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