Monthly Archives: August 2020

Big Fig Pig Does A Fig Jig (Because She’s Content)

I wondering if you are a Fig Fan?

“The proper way to eat a fig, in society,
Is to split it in four, holding it by the stump,
And open it, so that it is a glittering, rosy,
Moist, honied, heavy-petalled four-petalled flower.”

San Gervasio DH Lawrence (1885-1930)

I originally named this post “Fig Jig.” You see, it’s fig season in Georgia, and I love figs.

But somehow, in the midst of spell-check, autocorrect, and clumsy fingers “jig” became “pig.” Ah! I knew instantly that the new name fit perfectly, much better. My Dears, I confess that I am a fig pig, a big fig pig. And yes, I’m known to do a jig.

And to demonstrate that love, I’m doing the fig jig in my red shoes and goofy socks.

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Not Every Year Is A Tomato Year!




Hello Farmgirl Friends!

How are your gardens growing?  We’ve had some hot, dry days and my tomatoes have been going crazy!  I am swimming in tomatoes and I’m so happy.  Keeping cherry tomatoes on my counter top in my favorite vintage Pyrex bowl makes snacking on them so much fun! What is it about cherry tomatoes that just taste SO good?

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Worming Their Way Through


What a year it’s been with so many things to worry about! From Spotted Lanternflies to Murder Hornets, things outdoors lately also seem kind of scary! Unfortunately, there’s a garden invader many of us have, but many do not know about- a creature worming its way through North America!

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