Country Living Series

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Farm snapshot

I was watering the garden today when I noticed a welcome visitor. Here's a tire of Cream of Saskatchewan watermelons.


As I watered, I noticed this little guy.


They say the sign of a healthy garden is all the wildlife hanging around. I sure like the above visitor over the one below, but I guess it's all part of the game.


Just a little farm snapshot for your day.

14 comments:

  1. I also live in N Idaho and have noticed more than normal grasshoppers around, my chickens had better get working on this, I wonder if it is all the heat we have been having.

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  2. Shouldn't that frog snap up that grasshopper?

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    1. In theory yes, but they were about the same size.

      - Patrice

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  3. I am enchanted by the name of the watermelon. Cream of Saskatchewan is lovely.

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  4. Beautiful pic in your header. I assume it is your homestead? Something to enter in a photo contest.

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    1. I **wish** it was our hay, but no such luck This belongs to some neighbors who live about 1.5 miles away.

      - Patrice

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  5. Nice picture of all that hay. Love the watermelon - where'd you get the seed? I haven't tried melons here in the Vancouver area since my growing season is so short.
    When do your puppies come home?
    SJ in Vancouver BC

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    1. My puppy comes home on Monday, 8/28. Not sure about Don's little guy, hopefully it will be sooner.

      - Patrice

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    2. Have you picked a name yet or is it a secret?

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    3. I've narrowed it down but haven't decided yet. I think I'm just going to have to get him and see what name "fits."

      - Patrice

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  6. Cream of Saskatchewan watermelons....I definitely don't think of watermelons and Saskatchewan together, ever..

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  7. Hey everyone
    I just got a cook book from the east coast.But
    any you may find the receipt on the internet.
    There is a receipt for watermelon rind pickles.
    I am not sure if you all are interestd
    Blessings
    Debby

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  8. Dear Patrice, Where did you purchase the Cream of Saskatchewan watermelon seeds?
    Your posts tickle me sometimes and other times fill my eyes with tears. your friend, Grandma Kathy

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    1. Try Baker Creek:

      http://www.rareseeds.com/cream-of-saskatchewan-watermelon/

      - Patrice

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