Cover Crops

By Jannie Vaught, Lets have a closer look at when, why and what to plant. Definition: A cover crop is a crop of a specific plant that is grown primarily for the benefit of soil other than crop yield. Cover crops are primarily used to suppress weeds, manage soil erosion, help build soil fertility and…

RU For Real?

  By Katerina Cozias RU for Real? That’s a darn good question. Who gets to decide if you are for real or not? And just what is “being real” all about? Well, being real means being your true unique self. It means being brave enough to let your true, authentic nature shine through – AT…

I-Minds  

By Stephan Pisko The question is:  “How did all this social media-ized cell phonic technology get into very active insecure empty minds’ in the first place?”  Well the greedy power ridden idea of controlling these minds’ is where it begins besides the fact that this (30) year behind the times simplistic technology was totally setup…

Learning + All Knowing = Purpose 

  By Stephan Pisko Your energy was ‘placed here’ to learn (or) ‘replaced here’ to learn the ‘knowing’ must be earned in certain physical stages of development.     Most human beings’ never learn anything here within this physical place because basically they get trapped in the ‘physical pleasures’ that surrounded in temptation.    The ‘all…

The Reproduction Is The Original  

By Stephan Pisko The visual artist as a ‘psychologically subliminal’ medium using the camera as a means of creative expression as long as the ‘visual expression’ was not a ‘pre-determined outcome’ via a ‘commercial source’. Because of a ‘no waste value’ factor the visual artist is subliminally forced to use ‘waste’ as a ‘transformed terrain’…

July In The Garden

  By; Jannie Vaught Well here we are almost at the end of a hot July!  What to do in the garden? Sow seeds: Amaranth, Black eye peas, Corn, Cucumbers, New Zealand spinach, Okra, Pumpkin, Squash (winter and summer). Fruit: Cantaloupe and Watermelon. Herbs: Anise, Basil, Bay Laurel, Catnip, Cumin, Horehound, Lavender, Oregano, Perilla, Rosemary,…

Starting On The Fall Season Garden

  By Jannie Vaught Yes, it is July and a stormy one at that with high wind and cloudy skies that are turning our spring summer gardens into a mess! But after the downed limbs are removed and the tomatoes righted were are in a good place to prepare for the fall garden. The rotation…

Summer Is Fully Here

By Jannie Vaught All the ups and downs of the season have made for a very off the chart growing season. I do use growing guides for zone 8a and some of the days to ripen are either early or still hanging on for that bright sunshine to build their sugars and turn that lovely…

Happy Summer

By Jannie Vaught With this season arrives all the issues of heat, bugs, and water. Let’s remember some basics, if possible cover tender plants with shade cloth or ahead of time plant where it has a little shade from larger plants or a tree, Water consistently and check soil by digging a little hole to…

Another Great Day In The Garden

By Jannie Vaught After the devastating storms, the cleanup and restorative care have begun.  We as gardeners lost gardens, trees and a full seasons work. But nature is resilient and through the cleanup, there were survivors. Plumbs that stayed on the trees, corn that was still good even though it was blown over and yes,…