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More on Herbs: Basil and Lavender, Yummy Pesto Rec...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday February 19, 2013   -   By Neil & Jean

I cannot describe how passionate I am about herbs. I created our Potager Garden not only because my daughter Taylor wanted a 'kitchen' garden, it was also because of the warm, cozy feeling you get when you say 'Potager'. I love meandering along the garden...

Gift Giving Ideas and More Yummy Winter Thyme Rec...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday December 12, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

There is a light dusting of snow on the ground and the air is chilled... next Friday will herald in the first day of Winter... my personal countdown to beloved Spring.  I have Spring in the hoop house despite what the calender says right now... but...

More Organizational Tips: De-clutter With Flyladie...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday September 11, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Personally I don't mind a bit of 'organized' clutter... now Flylady says there is no such thing but I disagree!  I like a homey look with a row of neat and dusted antique clay pitchers that top my bookshelf in my family room......

More on Organization: Weekly Schedule At A Glance,...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday September 07, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Everyone that knows me knows I love to create schedules, make lists and have multiple day planners & calenders.  I love everything about organization. Over the years I realized that I inherited this trait from my mother......

More Organizational Tips: Learning The Walk Throug...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday September 06, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I think the Family Room in a home should speak loudly about the lady of the house. It should be a reflection of her personality and what she loves... for me, it's the cottage garden, the perfect blue, summer sky and coziness of soft...

More Organization Tips: The Office, The Daily Home...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday September 05, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Our homes should be a blessing to our family... and whether we like it or not, we moms/wives/ladies can make it or break it!  We need to strive to create an environment that is welcoming, peaceful and cozy for all who...

More on Organization: Working on Menu Planning & G...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday September 04, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

I don't mind cooking, it's not my favorite thing to do, but we gotta eat right?  Taylor is the one who is in love with being in the kitchen. It's funny though... she firsts loves to bake~ that is my least favorite; she likes ...

More on Organization: Creating Routines with P.M.S...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday September 03, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Oh what a happy mom am I when the boys rooms are clean, the fridge is shining with no 'science experiments' going on it, the appliances are shining and the windows let in all the bright sunshine because the little paddy prints have been washed off... at least...

More on Organization: Creating Routines with P.M.S...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday September 03, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Oh what a happy mom am I when the boys rooms are clean, the fridge is shining with no 'science experiments' going on it, the appliances are shining and the windows let in all the bright sunshine because the little paddy prints have been washed off... at least...

The Organic Life: How To Get There and More Market...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday August 24, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

What does Organic mean to you?  I think everyone reading this would have somewhat of a different answer.  Personally,  I want 'organic' to be the way I breath, eat and sleep... it's the life style I want...

The Organic Life: How To Get There and More Market...

Blog: The Old Winery Farmers Market   -   Thursday August 23, 2012   -   By Jean

What does Organic mean to you?  I think everyone reading this would have somewhat of a different answer.  Personally,  I want 'organic' to be the way I breath, eat and sleep... it's the life style I want...

Market Day At The Garden Gate Farm, Plant Tags, Pl...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday August 22, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

We have been busy... I thought today along with the normal fun stuff I like to share I would give a journal entry of "A Day In The Life..." at our farm on Friday while we get ready for market... so here it is... enjoy! ...

Decorating with Herbs, Step Stone Patterns and Mor...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday August 14, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Here we are just about in the middle of June... how the days fly. The other day Kyle & Ethan were planting another 50 pounds of Yukon potato seeds... I walked down the row punching the holes in the plastic where they were...

Dividing Iris', Drying Your Herbs, More Herbal Per...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Saturday August 11, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Well we are already into June and summer is right around the corner.  We have enjoyed all the beauty that spring brings and now we can start to welcome all the special things that summer has to offer... vine ripened...

More Garden Junque Ideas, Window Pane Mini Greenho...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday August 08, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Ryan and I were transplanting more tomatoes in the green house yesterday... he enjoys playing in the dirt~ after all he is a boy.  He got 14 flats done and was quite pleased with himself, especially with him earning fifty cents a flat...

More on Companion Planting & Beneficial Bugs, Craf...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Thursday July 26, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Evan and I picked rhubarb and asparagus today... so fun! He enjoys being outside helping so much, it is such a blessing. The other day when we were in the front garden hoeing he and Ryan were picking up all the weeds putting them in...

Market Day At The Garden Gate Farm, Plant Tags, Pl...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday July 10, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

We have been busy... I thought today along with the normal fun stuff I like to share I would give a journal entry of "A Day In The Life..." at our farm on Friday while we get ready for market... so here it is... enjoy! ...

Cookbook Journals, The Gift of Bread, More Garden ...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Monday May 07, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

As I have mentioned so many times, I love to journal!  Taylor was looking through the cookbook journal I had made her several years back and I thought that would be something interesting to talk about.  After all I always add some recipes so why...

Homemade "Flower Fresh" Recipe, More Garden Tips &...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

The daffodils, forsythias & magnolias are all in full bloom~ it is absolutely magnificent! It is about 9Pm right now and the rain just started coming down~ it sounds like a calm and steady straight down rain.  Evan, Ryan & I got several things...

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