Blues and Greens

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Orchard Pond Organics

Orchard Pond Organics was the first farm we visited on Farm Tour 2017. We rode around the farm and saw the fall crops in process, experimental crops and land reserved for the locals to have their own gardens.  

Wayside Flowers

The flowers that bloom in the Spring are always so beautiful, vibrant and colorful. I look forward to Spring every year but this year, I have come to appreciate the flowers of Fall. The flowers I have seen this Fall have mainly been on the side of the road. Yellow, orange, red and muted purples dot the countryside. I am thankful for the colors…

My Favorite Shade of Green

The different shades of green make this picture for me. Green weeds, green cotton plants and pine trees are country to the core. Of course, the grain silo makes my heart happy even if it’s only partially visible.

Peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a Southern thing. ~Trisha Yearwood

Stephen C. Foster State Park

We took a homeschool field trip this past week to¬†Stephen C. Foster State Park in Fargo, Georgia. This park is the main entrance into the legendary Okefenokee Swamp, which is one of Georgia’s seven natural wonders. The tour guide took us deep into the swamp, turned off the boat motor and let us enjoy the sounds of the swamp.¬†The silence of the swamp was…

Cotton Flowers

This is a flower of a cotton plant. Our clothes are made of this same cotton. The cream or yellow flowers open in the early morning hours. During this time, the male and female flower parts expand rapidly. On the second day, the petals of the cotton flower turn pink. The flower dries up and drops off, forming a boll, which is the fluffy,…

Corn

 

Blackberries

Odom Farms, Arlington, GA

Kale

I have to admit I was VERY surprised to discover fields of kale growing in our area.

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