Gardening – Mamal Diane

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Summer Squash Sauteed with Onions & Garlic

My garden is overflowing with heirloom crooked neck yellow squash. So today I’m sharing the easiest squash recipe. Summer Squash Sauteed with Onions & Garlic. Summer Squash Sauteed with Onions & Garlic 1 large Yellow summer squash 1/2 cup diced Vidalia onion 2 cloves minced garlic

DIY Outdoor Solar Fish Pond

While I was visiting my brother a few weeks ago he showed me his Outdoor Fish Pond. I fell in love with it. He had two little goldfish living in his pond. The grand kids would enjoy caring for the fish so I wanted one

Backyard Gardening 6/5 ~ Herbs

The weather has been very nice this spring. Not to hot and plenty of rain. I have been outside working in the garden or just sitting outside enjoying it. I have actually been blogging less these past couple of months. There have been many personal

Backyard Gardening 5/14/13

  Welcome to Backyard Gardening. Let me first start by say I’m not an expert at gardening. I’m someone who has been gardening in some way all my life from as early as I can remember. My dad taught me to outdoor garden. He always

Peeling Fresh Tomatoes

The tomatoes in my garden are ripening fast. Soon there will be so many that I will have to start canning and/or freezing them. I don’t want to waste even one tomato. You can’t get that fresh from the garden taste anywhere else. For canning and freezing my

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Growing my Easter Center Piece

  We usually have the family over to our house on the holidays. I like to look to the outdoors for things to decorate the table. Pine cones, flowers, twigs, things like that. This year I came across a post on growing Easter grass from regular grass seed. So I

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Where Did the Toad Go?

I live in the suburbs and have a small backyard with a nice size vegetable garden. A few years ago when I was doing some weeding around the cucumbers, I came across two little eyes peeking at me from under a cucumber leaf. If I hadn’t seen his eyes

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Feels like Spring in January!

  The last few day here in Ohio we have been blessed with temperatures in the mid 50’s. Feels wonderful! Makes me want to work outside in the garden. It surely won’t last long, but I’m enjoying it while it does last. After Christmas I

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The Dirty Dozen

I have always wondered if buying organic is really that much more beneficial for you. I have been buying less processed foods. Buying more locally grown fruits and vegetables. Last summer I bought corn, green beans, and green peppers to freeze for the winter. The