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Come into my garden….. — 21 Comments

  1. You have the garden I dream for. The photos are fabulous.
    That’s a great Spider story! So much little girl in there.

  2. Pille, my girls say thank you! There are chickens on the other side of the hedge so they like to race up and down and tease them…
    Thanks Tanna, my mother was soooo mad about that! I’m now brave enough to pick my own beans… but I saw a really huge ugly ‘something’ in them the other day – I now rattle the beans with a stick before I pick, lol!

  3. Katiez, this is so wonderful. I hope to visit you some day to ‘randomly walk’ in your beautiful garden. 😀

  4. Beautiful garden, it reminds me of the gardens we grew when I was a kid, it makes me hurt with the desire to live that way once again.

  5. I love that you have a pickle garden! How very practical. The photos of your garden are beautiful; I am green with envy at how lush everything looks!

  6. Thanks, Truffle – Dill Pickles Forever!
    Anh, I would love to have you come walk in my garden… do you do weeds?
    Shayne, my mother always had a big garden, too. But she had lots of flowers in hers… I can’t be bothered if I can’t eat it!
    Lydia, yes, it looks green and lush… but ‘where’s the veg?’ All the plant energy has gone into producing leaves the dogs can hide under lol!

  7. What a cool meme! I learned so much! I hate spiders too and I am sure I would have done the same thing with the beans!

  8. Hi Katie, that was such an enjoyable read. I envy your huge garden & even your frozen veggies. I have a herb “patch” which is also subject to the perils of nature and a nrighbour’s cat that seems to enjoy rubbing her back all over my oregano! tsk!

  9. Happy belated, Katie! I DO love your blog. Kind of gives me a different perspective, you living in France and all. So far apart, yet so alike. Small world after all!

  10. I loved looking at your garden. And I started giggling when I saw the corn. My cousin is married to a wonderful man from France. He and I have arguments about corn–he thinks it’s for pigs too! Thak you for the pictures, you are living is heaven!

  11. Katie, your garden is gorgeous and I love the whole feeding the compost pile circle of life. Hey, if the compost pile were a living being you could consider it a pet. But then again, since there was a fad in the 70’s for pet rocks…I’m saying go for it! Give the compost pile a name so you can get pet credit for feeding it. Claim it as a dependent on your taxes!
    Also feel very sad for you about the whole dill pickle situation. I’m thinking we might need an address so we can send you “care” boxes. You know we almost had to send Kraft Mac/Cheese to Girlie and Husbear when they were in Italy but it would have cost $20 to send a 20cent box of mac&cheese so they refused to let us.
    But I/we do understand the need for both mac/cheese and dill pickles. Life is not the same without these things.

  12. Jenn, I am constantly debating myself over centipedes… we have them in our house and I’m afraid of them, too. But they eat spiders…
    Thanks, Nora, it’s a lot of work but I’m glad I have it…I think
    Farmgirl, yes, it can be amazingly small… so different and yet so alike…
    Sher, Yup, pig food… but for some reason if it comes out of a Green Giant can they are happy to put it on pizza…
    Glenna, You’re right! I should name the compost piles! We have 2: we use one for 6 months then let is sit, composting for the garden and start the other one. What was the name of that plant on ‘The Little Shop of Horrors’?!?!

  13. You have the best garden ever! Wow! to actually “run” to get a zucchini! This is my dream garden…the type you can eat 🙂 I would love to participate in this meme but all I can say it “my garcen is a wooden stool with a pot on it”…heehee 🙂

  14. Joey, I’ve had those gardens. They do the trick but this is better. It’s a long haul on a rainy day when I’ve forgotten something, though.

  15. It was the picture of the dogs that first caught my eye — they’re beautiful! Your garden and the surrounding grounds look like a paradise. What a wonderful place.

  16. Wendy, You like my little girl dogs? Want to rent one?
    Julie, thanks, sometimes I just sit down there and enjoy the day with my girls….don’t tell mon mari. He thinks I’m working…