Sum of All Tears Series #BookTour & #Giveaway

Sum Of All Tears Book 3
by Kim Cresswell
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Paranormal Thriller
A destroyed world. A discovery that will reveal the dark truth.
In the third exciting installment of the Sum of all Tears series, the last of humanity needs a hero as chaos rises to dangerous levels inside Liberty, threatening the future of civilization.
Fans of The Day after Tomorrow, Mad Max, Divergent, and The Hunger Games will enjoy this enthralling post-apocalyptic dystopian series with a paranormal twist. Join the epic life-and-death battle for survival today!
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Sum Of All Tears Book 2
In the second exciting installment of the Sum of all Tears series, a new enemy rises. Surviving the cold is only the beginning.
Weeks after a failed climate change experiment triggers a new Ice Age, a dangerous resistance is growing at Liberty, the Mars prototype biodome settlement in Rhode Island after Graysen Marx is removed from power.
Trying to cope with the reality of the icy new world, August and a group of survivors are forced to make a perilous journey to Boston in search of biofuel but the lawless landscape and killing cold are more than just a breeding ground for deadly scavengers foraging for food.
When August discovers additional information about her father’s climate change experiment and Graysen Marx’s involvement, she learns that a young survivor who can predict the future may hold the key to the future of civilization. And August and her friend’s paranormal abilities may not be enough to save what’s left of humanity from what is about to come.
Fans of The Day after Tomorrow, Mad Max, Divergent, and The Hunger Games will enjoy this enthralling post-apocalyptic dystopian series with a paranormal twist. Join the epic life-and-death battle for survival today!
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Sum Of All Tears Book 1
They said it wouldn’t happen. Everything would be better. They were wrong.
After a climate change experiment goes terribly wrong, August Madison, finds herself resurrected in a frozen wasteland.
With most of the world’s population and food sources annihilated, depraved nomadic gangs patrol the lawless landscape as outlasters claw for survival.
Amid the chaos, Graysen Marx, iron-fisted leader of the domed settlement Liberty, emerges from the catastrophic event with his own agenda.
When August crosses his path, he sees an opportunity he must exploit.
She sees an evil she must destroy.
Fans of The Day after Tomorrow, The Handmaid’s Tale, Mad Max, and The Hunger Games are sure to enjoy this enthralling post-apocalyptic dystopian adventure with a paranormal twist.
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Kim Cresswell resides in London, Ontario, Canada and is the bestselling and award-winning author of the action-packed WHITNEY STEEL series. Kim recently signed a 3-book German translation deal with LUZIFER Verlag for the first three books in the series: Reflection, Retribution and Resurrect. The popular series will be published in German beginning in 2018.
Her debut romantic suspense, REFLECTION (A Whitney Steel Novel – Book One), has won numerous awards: RomCon®’s 2014 Readers’ Crown Finalist (Romantic Suspense), InD’tale Magazine 2014 Rone Award Finalist (Suspense/Thriller), UP Authors Fiction Challenge Winner (2013), Silicon Valley’s Romance Writers of America (RWA) “Gotcha!” Romantic Suspense Winner (2004), Honourable Mention in Calgary’s (RWA) The Writer’s Voice Contest (2006).
LETHAL JOURNEY won RomCon®’s 2014 Readers’ Crown (Thriller) and was a finalist in From the Heart Romance Writers (FTHRW) Golden Gate Contest (2003).
She also published two Kindle Worlds novellas (Jet: Oblivion and Jet: Duplicity) featuring characters from her Whitney Steel series and JET from Russell Blake’s New York Times bestselling JET action thriller series. You can read Russell Blake’s interview with Kim at
Kim recently signed with Joel Eisenberg at Council Tree Productions, a feature film and TV development company located in Los Angeles, California. The ASSASSIN CHRONICLES TV series is based on her upcoming 4-book paranormal/supernatural thriller series: Deadly Shadow, Assassin’s Prophecy, Invisible Truth, and Vision of Fire.

Prize #1: 1 Winner of the Ultimate Romantic Thriller Ebook Library

Prize #2: 1 Winner of the Ultimate Romantic Thriller Audiobook Library (Audible US or UK)
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by Z. Moss
Read by Noah Kershisnik
Genre: Middle Grade Science Fiction
Rex Bright enjoys drawing in notebooks and dreaming. He’s thirteen, and
his life is ordinary. Until he sees a face in a cloud which changes
everything. Rex glimpses the girl from an airplane window while
travelling to his aunt and uncle’s farm for the summer. Her
features are so perfect, Rex can’t believe she’s only vapor. But
Cloud Girl is real. A week later, Skyclyffe, a mysterious airship
cloaked in a cumulus, abducts Rex and his family. The captors expect
the Brights to live in their flying city forever. And, although he’s
kidnapped, Rex loves the craft filled with robots, scientific
discoveries, and silvery-white beings. Before long, Rex will be
forced to decide whether to escape, or if Skyclyffe and its secret
wonders are worth never stepping foot on Earth again.
**ebook is Only .99 cents!!**
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Z. Moss lives in Stillwater, Minnesota and is currently working on the
sequel to Skyclyffe. Two dogs, three cats, and two turtles run the
household, including the real-life Radar.
About the Narrator
Noah Kershisnik has been acting since before he could read. He spent his
youth performing Shakespeare plays in a traveling children’s theater,
and developed a passion for performance and storytelling. Fortunately
he did eventually learn to read, and now spends his time narrating
audiobooks as well as acting on camera and stage.
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Moving is hard work!

If you’ve noticed, I haven’t posted in a couple of weeks. My daughter bought a house and they closed on it on June 19th and we’ve been moving her stuff since. Ugh. This is one reason we’ve lived in our house for twenty six years.

I hate moving! My parents moved every three years without fail while I was growing up. In direct contrast, my daughter had twenty six years of cr@p to move! Plus all of her daughter’s stuff. She turns five next week and has lived here since she turned one.

They moved into a beautiful house with a swimming pool we’ve been taking full advantage of! I finally got a breather today. They came over here! So I only had to round up stuff rather than drive it there.

Shouldn’t be an issue? They moved an hour away. Not as bad as my son who is stationed in South Carolina who we see maybe once a year. But still two hours of my day stuck in a car is not my favorite thing. You can bet they are not getting rid of me easy, lol!

Luckily I have my garden to keep me busy with the girls gone. When I’m not babysitting. Yes, I’m still doing that 2-3 days a week.

My corn is growing well. My onions are thriving. I’m a bit worried about my cabbage, they seem to be a bit wilty. My green beans finally have pods on them! Zucchini is blossoming along with my tomatoes and cherry tomatoes. My root vegetables are all coming up.

But we will NOT mention the parsnips. Never plant them to transfer them. It doesn’t work.

This is my front garden in the back yard. It is 10 ft by 20 ft changing to 25 ft by the tomatoes. I had to avoid huge slabs of cement buried next to my garage. Don’t know why they are there, but I work around them.

This is the rear garden in the back year. It measures 7 ft by 30 ft. And yes, I’m a horrible weeder. I take something called the hounddog and use that. It’s spiky and tears through the weeds, pulling them up without me having to crawl on the ground. I planted the onions I had in a container between the corn. It doesn’t seem to be hurting either as both are growing well.

Not all of my corn sprouted, or rather, something dug them up and ate them judging from the paw prints I found. I replanted so I’ve got a few different sizes growing. We always said corn is growing well if it is knee high by the Fourth of July. Some of them already are. Woot!

These are the plants (and out of control weeds) in my green house. My cherry tomatoes appear to have an issue with it’s leaves. I have to investigate it! Regardless, there is a good pint of tomatoes already growing. They are on the opposite side. The cherry tomato is totally out of control! One of the branches is growing so far it is snaking along the ground and almost reaches the back wall of the greenhouse. Another branch has snaked over to the shelving unit and is at home there, happily sprouting flowers. This picture is from Monday and it has gone crazy in the last week.

The red peppers in the pot are almost ready to go in the ground. I tossed a red pepper bit in the dirt in a tin can and grew these. I was so excited it actually worked!

My salad pot has flowers! I’ve been using the salad and they are ready for more harvesting already and hopefully look like they are reseeding themselves. The plants in the long tray next to my salad mix are pumpkin. My mom tossed seeds in a toilet paper tube with dirt and grew them. She had no idea what plant it was, she found the seeds she’d dried from last year. So now I have 16 pumpkin plants! I’m going to have my husband till another spot to plant them. I traded them tomato plants for the pumpkin. I’ve have given them tomatoes regardless, lol. But pumpkin was a nice bonus. We will do that as soon as it stops raining.

My dad said his tomato plants from the store were only a couple of inches high. The ones I had were eighteen inches when he got them. He was surprised since we grew them from seed.

This is the front of my house. I forgot to get a picture of the strawberries. They are bursting with berries. My granddaughter loves it. She eats them as fast as they get red.

So, empty nesting now but between gardening and writing, I’ll keep busy.

Not to mention putting the house back in order, ripping out carpeting and sanding down wood floors to varnish them. But that’s another story! And the carpet ripping is happening today! It’s too wet to do much in the garden.

Have a happy, safe and productive weekend! I’m hoping to.

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Herbs and Containers

As if all the gardening I’m doing isn’t enough, I ordered half a beef. I don’t really want to have issues with food shortages and pray I don’t lose power! It came in and my freezer is full. I’ve a large chest freezer and it is now stock piled. I’m thankful I didn’t follow up on getting a pig. As it is, I have a turkey thawing in my fridge that just wouldn’t fit in either freezer!


Besides having two garden beds, I started growing herbs. Since my daughter is moving, I’m doing a set for her also. I’ve containered them in pint glass jars. It seems to be working well. Stones in the bottom to help drainage and it lets me check on the roots and water amount. I don’t want to drown them.


The only issues I’ve had is the cilantro seems to be dying off around the edges and I’ve had no luck growing chives. Luckily, I was garage saleing yesterday and found someone selling them. Rather than containerize them, I’m going to see if I can plant them around the bed of my raspberries. Better than the creeping charlie that has taken over everything!

Besides the appeal of fresh herbs for cooking, I bought a book, Medicinal Herbs, to get information on how to use them for health. To be honest, I’ll probably experiment on myself, lol. But, it is mainly for research for the next book in a Dragon’s Fated Heart Series.


The one after Reviving Mara which I’m working on now.

Rog’s book needs to be done. He is the healer of the group and I think it is appropriate if his mate is interested in the same. Beginning to grow herbs and researching is as far as I’ve gotten, but I have to start somewhere.

Now, on to news of my garden. My jalapeno peppers are flowering. My cherry tomatoes are flowering. Carrot, turnip and radishes have made an appearance. I thought my carrots never would! Sweet corn has come up. My broccoli are forming and my garden is flourishing.

My parents came over and my dad was shocked at the size of them. He’s the gardener. My tomato plants are anywhere from a foot to two feet in size already and hopefully will be blooming soon. I had 24 plants set aside for my dad. My parents were thrilled. They bought some from the store that are only a couple of inches tall. The ones I had for them were a bit over a foot already so will bloom sooner.

I’m sending a few tomato plants off with my daughter also to her new house.

My lettuce is growing good. I made a salad with the greens I harvested. I won’t ever have a ton, but enough to not have to buy too much from the store. A nice supplement to keep costs down! I watch every penny since I retired. I’m growing that in my greenhouse, but pull it out to bask in the sun every couple of days. I’m going to try to start romaine lettuce from the bottom of the head I got from the store. I’ll let you know how it goes.


Have a healthy and happy week! Let me know if there are specific herbs or books I should be checking out.

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Storms, gardening and deployment

We just had a doozy of a storm this past week. Trees down, lines down all around town. For once our place was fine. Power flickered but stayed on. Usually we lose a tree or two. Not everyone weathered if okay, but most of the trees down appeared to not hit houses, just almost. We just have a ton of leaves down now. Better than the alternative.

My garden, however, appears to have sprung grass all over it. So now I have two large plots to clear. Again. Ugh. I hate weeding. I’ve tried that garden screen and it doesn’t seem to work for me. That or my weeds are very hardy.

So, now the hard work starts!

I finished planting my watermelon, cantaloupe and butternut squash. I still have tomato plants and I’m going to let them grow in the greenhouse for a bit. Most of the ones I planted were about a foot and a half tall. I’ll let these catch up before I decide what to do with them. Dad wanted some, so I’ll probably give most of them to him. I’ve close to 50 planted all ready.

The strawberries and snap peas are already producing. My granddaughter is eating them as they grow! I won’t have to worry about preserving them. She doesn’t leave many behind.

She’s thrilled to see the corn growing. But isn’t interested in the turnips, broccoli and cabbage. Surprise!

I’m using this year as a guide to see what I need to grow next year to feed us. Then I’ll add some manure at the end of the season. The farmers do it, so I don’t think it will hurt. I’ve been adding egg shells to the garden and I’m debating on whether or not to add the contents of my hair brush. Supposedly it gives nutrients to the plants to grow. Ick. Maybe, but hair is gross. So it probably won’t happen.

In other news, my son is back in the United States! I’m excited even though he’s in a different state. He left in December for a three month deployment. It turned into six months due to Covid19. He still hasn’t been allowed to go home and will this weekend and then is required to shelter in place for fourteen days.

I’m sure he won’t mind that! He’ll be glad to see his wife and dogs. We’ll go down and visit him this summer despite the heat and humidity. Hopefully the riots and looting will be done also. I’m all for peaceful protesting and I believe it should continue until things change. We are all one species on earth.

Everyone of my book signings have been cancelled. For one of them, Writer’s on the River, we’re doing take overs and raffles still. I’ll be on June 14 starting at 6 pm central time and June 15 7-7:30 pm.

Feel free to join in. I’d love to see you there.



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Revelations Sunken Treasure #Giveaway

Revelations: Sunken Treasure, Lost Worlds
The Risky Business Chronicles Book 2
by Hep Aldridge
Genre: Action, Adventure
The Saga continues…
As the mystery deepens from the peaks of the Andes to the ocean floor off Florida’s Space Coast, Colten X. Burnett, and the Risky Business team are confronted by new perils and discoveries in their extraordinary quest for both treasures and what might be explosive, historical findings.
New friends and new adversaries make their quest a suspense-filled thrill ride.
Will they find the elusive treasure galleon, is the legendary golden library in Ecuador real?
REVELATIONS – Volume 2 of the Risky Business Chronicles will engulf you as a virtual participant in this amazing adventure.
It is the second book in Hep Aldridge’s action and adventure series about Dr. Colten X.
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Sunken Treasure, Lost Worlds

The Risky Business Chronicles Book 1
His knowledge can make them all rich… or get them killed.
From the depths of the Atlantic off Cape Canaveral Florida, searching for sunken Spanish treasure, to the Andes mountains of Ecuador chasing the legend of a lost golden library, Dr. Colten X. Burnett and the Risky Business team are on a quixotic adventure.
While trying to make an honest, well sort of honest living, searching for remnants of the lost 1715 fleet, Risky Business Ltd. becomes entangled in a mystery that covers two continents and may rewrite history.
The lure of uncovering a lost civilization, as well as the secrets it holds, motivates the team on their dangerous journey into a cosmological unknown.
-Sunken Treasure Lost Worlds is the first book in Hep Aldridge’s action and adventure series about Dr. Colten X. Burnett and the Risky Business team.
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Hep Aldridge is a certified scuba diver, cave diver and amateur archaeologist whose main area of interest is Pre-Columbian cultures of the Americas.
He has led or been part of archaeological expeditions to Mexico and Honduras, making discoveries that have been reported in National Geographic Magazine.
Hep’s related interest in space, and space exploration and “things unknown” was fueled by his father who worked for NASA.
While living in New Mexico, he began to question the many strange and unexplained things he saw in the night sky in the mid 60’s, and also developed an interest in lost treasure that has stayed with him his whole life.
The combination of these diverse interests led to the genesis of the Risky Business Chronicles, Book One, his first novel of a three-part series.
Hep is an Air Force veteran and resides on Florida’s Space Coast
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What to do with all that food?


Poppies for remembrance! Hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend. Take the time to remember any in your life that have served in the Military and are no longer with us. I’ll be remembering my Great Grandfather Henry and my FIL Adelaido.

I’ve been researching for my upcoming book Reviving Mara and my own personal needs. I’m already looking at ways of preserving my upcoming bounty in my garden.

I finished planting the first one. In it is sweet corn, red cabbage, broccoli, carrots, turnips, sweet peppers, zucchini, tomatoes and jalapeno peppers. I’m planning on a second garden in another location that will be tomatoes, radishes and watermelon.


I’m using old fence slats to mark the rows.



I admit, it doesn’t look like much. Mud and sticks, lol. The second plot isn’t cleared yet, but hopefully by the end of this weekend.

So, I’m also getting 1/2 a cow in in a couple of weeks. I’m just trying to make sure we have food if there is a shortage. With all the shutdowns, I wouldn’t be surprised. I’ve dehydrator and want to learn to can. I told my mom to expect to come up to help me when my garden comes in. She’s canned for years but I haven’t lived at home since I was eighteen, so never learned.

This article gives some info on canning meat. I don’t want to rely on just my freezer for my food. If the power goes off, and it does occasionally, I don’t want to have to mass cook at that point or lose my supplies.

Here’s another idea I’d like to try.

Mom has never canned meat, but I want to try. My mom does an awesome tomato soup and I want to learn how she makes it.

I love dehydrating but it takes so long to do! I am planning on dehydrating peppers and carrots to drop in stews and soups.



I’m obsessed with having enough food, lol. But I’m obsessed with lots of things! However, my daughter and her BF just bought a house and will be moving. Part of the cow will end up with her and also my parents wanted some. Not a problem. But the girls won’t be getting all the steaks! LOL. I’m probably going to be hoarding those.

What is your plan for food storage? What do you have that will last long term? How do you store your food? Jars? Mylar Bags? Freezer?

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Of Knights And Wizards

Knights of the Dragon
Of Knights and Wizards Book 1
by A.J. Gallant
Genre: Epic Fantasy
In a fantasy land full of knights, dragons, kingdoms and wars, a boy is transformed into a sorcerer before his time.
To save his kingdom he must learn fast, but not a single spell has worked for him. As he sleepwalks, he conjures, driving people away from him and even transforming his father – the king – into a chicken. It might be too dangerous for King Darrius to allow his son to remain in Leeander.
He’s a Tarcranian Wizard of the highest power, and distracted enough without a female to grab his attention. But Raina’s beautiful face captures him, and after Marcus befriends one of the dragons, she discovers his quandary.
And so the adventure begins.
Knights of the Wizard
Of Knights and Wizards Book 2
Young Marcus is trying hard to become a respectable sorcerer, but he’s failing miserably… and casting spells while he sleepwalks doesn’t help either. But will he really be banished from his own kingdom?
Meanwhile, a grey dragon awakens from a four-hundred-year nap and discovers that there is a new and powerful wizard in existence – and that he just might be a danger to him. Ash must be killed.
With the Dwagord residing on the other side of the mountain range, never before able to venture into Leeander’s part of the world, their wizards have finally blown their way through the mountain, and are planning to conquer everyone and everything. But to the Dwagord, this new land is as puzzling as it is fascinating, with much more magic than exists in their homeland.
Knight of the Sword
Of Knights and Wizards Book 3
Marcus still hasn’t mastered his powers, he’s not the suave and in control wizard he would like to be. Now poor Marcus is now contending with courting and try as he may, is fumbling around in the dark, trying to win his lady’s favor. How long will Raina wait for his full attention? Is she being too demanding? Marcus has been warned that he must find and keep the Staff of Herding, a powerful magical tool for its owner out of the hands of three dark sorcerers. But is it too late? Who is the guardian that protects this staff? How can anyone get past such a powerful protector who has hidden it away deep where no one would dare to look.
Meanwhile, in a dragon cave, a young and powerful dragon wizard is growing into his powers, but what does he have to do with Marcus? In a world filled with magic, will their paths cross again? A powerful sword, that can only be handled by the pure of soul has become a quest for Princess Alexa as she sets off on a deadly quest to retrieve this sword and bring it home as a gift. Can the sword help win back the stolen staff? Will Marcus finally come into his own and get a handle on his magic or will evil overtake the world?
Knights of the Full Moon
Of Knights and Wizards Book 4
“A.J. Gallant is back and Knights of the Full Moon has got to be right up there as one of his best medieval fantasies to date.”
Who will be transformed into a new sorcerer? Who will perish?
The source of magic is releasing an excessive amount of magical ingredients into the world with dire consequences. Never before seen monsters, dragons with no wings and whales floating up and out of the sea. Marcus and his dragon friend who’s also a sorcerer tried but failed to contain the source.
What will happen to this magical world now?
An epic fantasy of sword and sorcery, medieval adventure, romance, and magic. Sprinkled with humor. Arthurian with lots of twists and turns. Ever changing enchantment makes life a complicated affair.
Knights of Ash
Of Knights and Wizards Book 5
Dragon fantasy and romance collide in this series of a coming of age wizard and his many trials and tribulations of suddenly being thrown into the wizarding world. A medieval world of dragons, wizards and wizards and of course knights. Did I mention talking dragons? And one dragon in particular that bonds with Marcus which is unheard of in this land. A wonderful series of great and unpredictable adventure.
Marcus always thought that dragons were at the top of the food chain, but crunchers are moving into the area and they kill dragons. The Tar-Cranian Wizard cannot imagine his land without dragons, but even the sorcerers, including Raina and Ash may have enough experience to stop them.
And Marcus must journey to the Upside-Down forest to replenish his magical ingredients, but at more than five hundred leagues away the chances of returning are not good.
Meanwhile, a hunter named Shaun has eyes for the woman that lives across from him, but his father is ready to sell her.
A. J. Gallant is the best selling author of several books, including Knights of the Dragon (of Knights and Wizards series) and Dracula Hearts series, the first book in the series is Dracula: Hearts of Stone.
Detective Olivia Brown Mysteries is also gaining in popularity. (Anita’s vacation in New York City ends tragically when she’s killed in Central Park, but instead of the end, it’s only the beginning. Her soul remains at the scene trying hard to process what happened. There are other ghosts that don’t seem to be much help. And,of course, the new reality of being a ghost does not sit well with Anita.
What is she supposed to do now?)
The author has two cats that make him rise at 5 each morning to keep him on his toes.
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My weekend

When is the last time you house hunted?

I went yesterday! Not for me. My daughter and her guy are looking. And guess what? They submitted an offer. Now it’s a waiting game. Hopefully it gets accepted!

I’m just sad because it is a bit over an hour’s drive from my house. The good part is it is 15 minutes for both of them to their respective jobs. My daughter is a nurse, just got her licence. What a time to be immersed in the medical world! But she seems to enjoy it.

I haven’t planted my garden because the temps have dropped below freezing for the last two nights and expected to do so tonight also. Ugh. It’s May! Even if it is Wisconsin!

Hope your world is changing for the better. Mine is changing and I’ll see how it goes. I’ll miss the kids, but I’ll still be babysitting the critter. I’m sad because it will be a long drive there and back.

Have a good weekend!

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#Greenhouse and #gardening

Here is my temporary greenhouse I finally set up. This was the first picture. I wanted to show my parents that I finally put it up. It was a gift from them. If you could see it now!

I’ve 4 shelves inside. 2 racks of 4 shelves, one rack of 2 shelves and one rack with just one shelf, just about mid-thigh to me. I’m a scrunchy little 5’3 1/2″. Have to put that 1/2 inch in there, you know!

I have tomatoes, watermelon, sweet peppers, green beans and snap peas that are growing. I just planted onions, lettuce, a salad mix, turnips, carrots, parsnips and zucchini. I have sweet corn waiting to go straight in the ground and my granddaughter planted sunflowers.

I hit a hardware store and picked up Jalapeno peppers, strawberries, red cabbage, and broccoli today. And yes, I had my bumblebee mask on. They are already good sized plants so will go straight in the ground.

Sadly, my asparagus didn’t come up this year.

I’m pulling out the rototiller tomorrow and getting it running. If you look to the right of the greenhouse, I will be tilling the land there between the fence and the greenhouse.


I’m thinking it will be between twenty to thirty feet in length. On the other side, I may put the strawberries. But, I may keep them containerized. The peas and beans will be containerized and I’ll be moving them to the front of my house along side my stairs so they can use the stair railings to climb and make harvesting easier.

BTW I finished my fire pit, surrounding the stone with a border to keep them from being spread further. But, the picture is on my Instagram account. You can check it out here. I do tend to post my new projects there first.

I was checking out videos and articles to make trellises for the beans and peas. I do need to have something for them to climb to get up to the railings! I hunted up lots of DIY information.

This one didn’t have the kind I wanted to build. But it may help someone.

Though I found a cute one at the hardware store and may just breakdown and get two. But two of them would be $50 at least.

This next one would be adorable and I could see my granddaughter playing in it until a spider dropped on her!

I will be using my tomato cages for my zucchini and trying that this year. But I’ll be planting it in the ground rather than a container. I may use the pole (and cheaper!) method for my beans and peas. If the thrift stores ever open back up. I’ll go there for items I can use to build a trellis. This video does a good job showing different options.

I found a couple the other day that I really liked, using arches, but I can’t find the articles. It may have been in one of my magazines so I wouldn’t be able to post it here.

I really wanted an arch trellis, and love this design. I would use lighter fencing since I’m using it for beans and peas. And since I already have the fencing and posts.


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