• Summer garden pictures

    May 12th, 2014 | Basil, Blackberries, Cucumber, My Garden, Oranges, Peppers, Potatoes, Tomatoes | Melanie | 9 Comments

    It has been forever since I took pictures and posted them of my garden. I am growing potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, oranges on my orange trees, blackberries, parsley, cilantro, and basil. Of course I still have my onion patch too! I recently added black-eyed peas but dont have the pictures of them yet. I can’t […]

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  • Contest Winners Announced! TEN instead of FIVE!

    March 31st, 2014 | My Garden | Melanie | 9 Comments

    Contest Winners Announced! TEN lucky WINNERS instead of FIVE!! I very much enjoyed reading all the amazing comments about why you like spring! It made me want to get out in my garden and experience all the smells and feelings spring has to offer. My spring garden is planted, but I still have room for […]

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  • A raised urban garden in Florida, gotta love it!

    March 13th, 2014 | Random Stuff | Melanie | 8 Comments

    I have a facebook page found here and have been bad about checking it lately but I got on yesterday and found this picture and message from Amalie: “Hi Melanie!! It’s been a while since I posted about my tiny farm:) look how full everything is!! I have every herb possible, & tons of greens […]

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  • Spring Garden Plan Giveaway! 5 lucky winners!

    March 10th, 2014 | My Garden, Random Stuff | Melanie | 181 Comments

    In celebrating the arrival of spring I am giving away five sets of my raised urban garden plans. To enter, leave a comment on this post answering the question: “What do you love most about spring?” Or, if you like, simply type “I want the plans” and you will be entered in the contest. I […]

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  • Late nights making … Science Doodles

    February 21st, 2014 | Random Stuff | Melanie | 4 Comments

    I have been super busy teaching school and working on teaching materials. As a first year teacher I struggled to find handouts that seemed to relate to the students, so I started drawing the concepts I teach to help the kids learn. I found a website called TeachersPayTeachers that allows teachers to post their ideas […]

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  • My winter garden pics

    January 15th, 2014 | Cabbage, Lettuce, My Garden, sugar snap peas | Melanie | 6 Comments

    I took some pictures of my winter garden last Saturday. With my new teaching career, I don’t spend as much time in my garden as I used to, but it still so freely gives! Gardens are so unselfish like that. I find it relaxing and peaceful every time I step into my garden. Cabbage is […]

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