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Our Fun and Educational Visit to Knott’s Berry Farm

  Last month we visited Knott’s Berry Farm for fun and education.  We picked a day during the week and not a weekend which allowed us to see the entire park in about 6 hours with hardly any wait times … Continue reading

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Too Many Tomatoes…100 Wonderful Pounds!

We first started growing tomato plants 18 years ago in large pots on our patio.  The vines would take off for the sky and even then we would say that we had too many tomatoes!  The way the vines grew … Continue reading

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So Proud of this Cucumber!

Our foot long cucumber!  It was absolutely delicious!

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Last Look at our Summer Garden

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Disneyland: Entertaining and Educational

“I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.” Walt Disney I was blessed to be an employee at Disneyland decades ago when the price was right ($13.00 for a passport) … Continue reading

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How to Keep Cilantro Fresh-A Farmer’s Advice

There is nothing more disappointing than going to the refrigerator, reaching into the vegetable bin, and pulling out a bag of rotten cilantro that was purchased not more than a week earlier.  A few weeks ago we visited an outstanding … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Two Decades of Backyard Gardening

Our garden began with two tomato plants in 15 gallon pots and a naval orange tree. Once established, the tomato plants in pots would become infested with tomato worms. We used many types of methods to rid the plants from … Continue reading

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What to Teach for Home School Science

Many parents ask me what to teach for home school science.  Well, the possibilities are really endless.  You are surrounded by science since all of creation is observable “Science”.  At an early age, plant seeds and study the life cycle … Continue reading

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A Lesson About the Role of Government

In 2008 and 2012 our family campaigned for Ron Paul’s presidential runs.  People would ask us about our stickers on our cars, “Who is Ron Paul?”  Everywhere we went people were curious about this man.  My students, after learning about … Continue reading

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Gardening for Education

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