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Jan 15

Farmstand Soaps

  This is where we first got started, making soaps that include organic ingredients from our gardens. If we cannot grow it, we buy organic. Read more about the ingredients we use. Soaps are 3.5-4 oz. each and allowed to air dry to remove excess moisture. This helps the bars last longer. Coming Feb. 1, …

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Jan 14

Lotions, Scrubs, & Salves

Gardening Jones shares her homemade bath products. Better for your skin, better for your wallet.

We’ve gotten our hands on some lotions that are inspired by the wonderful scents from Bath and Body. Our bulk purchase allows us to pass the savings on to you. We’re offering 8 oz. green plastic pump bottles for just $5.00 each. Really. We currently have 3 scents to choose from: Compare on Amazon Homemade …

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Jun 05

The European Corn Borer

Gardening Jones shares what she has learned about the European Corn Borer.

If your potato plants look like this, you have a visitor. It seems each new year brings another pest to the garden. It’s more of an entomology class sometimes than one in botany. So when I found just 2 of the potatoes looking like this, I did some research. Apparently the larva of this particular …

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Apr 01

12 Varieties of Swiss Chard

Gardening Jones looks at 12 varieties of Swiss Chard.

When most gardeners think of Swiss Chard, also called Silverbeet among other common names, they think of 2 varieties: The everyday¬†Swiss Chard, white stems with green leaves, and the Bright or Neon Lights which boasts a variety of colors. There are more than that and I would bet, more to come. For now, here’s a …

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Jan 31

Sunday Shares

Gardening Jones shares links to articles of interest each week.

It has been an interesting week weather wise. We started out shoveling and ended up melting instead. Ahead we are looking at more warmer than normal temperatures as El Nino continues to affect us. I’ll take it. In fact, I may just do some internet surfing on the front porch today. In the meantime, here …

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Jan 24

Links of Interest 4

Gardening Jones shares the links she found this week that y'all might like.

It was all over the news this weekend, and likely will continue into the week. We had a mere 8″ of snow, but SaveTheWorld, our youngest, had the luck to be living in Baltimore. You can barely see her car. So whether you’re in the cold of Florida or the snow along the other parts …

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