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Will Your Home Welcome Everyone? Steps to take before you build to make your home visitable
Will Your Home Welcome Everyone? Steps to take before you build to make your home visitable

Most everyone wants their new home to be very hospitable and inviting, to provide a sense of warmth, starting with the front door and continuing from room to room. But have you given any thought to whether your home will welcome everyone in a real, practical sense? What about those who may come into your […]

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Home Buying & Selling: 4 Critical Steps to Stress Free Home Buying
Home Buying & Selling: 4 Critical Steps to Stress Free Home Buying

Are you thinking of buying a home soon? Here are four critical steps to a stress free home purchase. Evaluate your present situation. For example, how much cash do you have on hand for your down payment and those extra costs involved with a property purchase. Talk to a mortgage lender and get yourself pre-qualified. […]

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The Garden
The Garden

Have you been neglected your heart? Take our study to get the weeds out. “Above all else guard your heart for it is the well spring of life” (Proverbs 4:23). We have a small garden in our yard. In the busyness of life, our garden is often neglected. When it really starts to look bad, […]

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The Garden
The Garden

Have you been neglected your heart? Take our study to get the weeds out. “Above all else guard your heart for it is the well spring of life.” Proverbs 4:23 We have a small garden in our yard. In the busyness of life, our garden is often neglected. When it really starts to look bad, […]

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Working In The Garden
Working In The Garden

 Are you burning with desire to share Christ with others?  Join THE life! “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.  Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5;22-23 Yesterday we had a much needed rain.  Our garden looks much better today. What a difference […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow?
How Does Your Garden Grow?

Do you love to tend a garden? Are you a prolific gardener, producing a bumper crop of everything you sow, or are you a threat to nature, killing even artificial plants? I tend to be somewhat closer to a threat! If you love to garden, what vegetables will you plant this year? Tomatoes, green beans, […]

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How Much Sun Does Your Garden Need
How Much Sun Does Your Garden Need

How much sun does your garden really need? Vegetables prefer a full day of sun, but if you live in a shady suburb you don’t have to give up the idea of growing vegetables. Here are some minimum sunlight requirements: Fruiting vegetables – eight hours of sun. This includes tomatoes, peppers, eggplants and vine crops such […]

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Garden Projects for Kids
Garden Projects for Kids

Gardener’s tool box This is a fun project that’s easy enough for the kids to do. The projet is to make a gardener’s toolbox from a standard mailbox. Decorate the mailbox any way you like, and fasten it to a fencepost near the garden. A mailbox is the perfect size for a spare pair of […]

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Guidelines to Using Manure in the Garden
Guidelines to Using Manure in the Garden

Animal manure is not only a good fertilizer but it also helps to condition the soil. Here are some guidelines for using manure in the garden: Don’t use dog or cat manure. These manures often carry diseases that can be spread to children. Never use fresh manure, since it contains soluble nitrogen compounds and ammonia […]

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Filling Our Garden: Annuals or Perennials
Filling Our Garden: Annuals or Perennials

I love spring! The winter is great, and the first few snows are absolutely wonderful. After a few months of it though, I am so anxious to see green grass and flowers! Rarely does a year go by when I don’t fall in love once again with nearly anything that is in bloom, and buy […]

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