Tag Archives: moon

Full moon with clouds

She never saw a moon she didn’t want to photograph.

Gretchen and the moon

Gretchen got some much better pictures with a real camera and a tripod; see her facebook page. There were dogs there, too, but it was too dark for the cameras to see them. Here are a few more pictures from my phone. Continue reading

Growers Tell All –Diane Howard

Diane Howard will moderate a farmer panel, Growers Tell All: A Conversation with Experienced South Georgia Growers about God-Given Talents and 150+ Years of Growing, at South Georgia Growing Local 2014:


Innis Davis and three of the children in his family who help with his very large backyard garden on Cherry Street, Valdosta.
With a combined 150+ years of experience as growers, these veggie veterans will interact with members of the audience sharing their stories which include the following: planting, harvesting, and preserving by the moon; rotating crop sites; fertilizing; controlling weeds and insects; saving seed for 50+ years; growing in containers; and using their talents and techniques of growing to help friends and 3 generations of family. Serving as a moderator for this discussion will be Diane Howard who works closely with individuals in South Georgia to promote growing their own food and oversees a large garden on her 5th generation family farm in Grady County.

Here are the panelists’ speaker bios: Continue reading

Corn in trailer with rising moon

Finished picking a trailer full of corn; now cover it.

Close Picker chute and moon

Cloud colors, picker, trailer, and moon:

Cloud colors, picker, trailer, and moon

Pictures by Gretchen Quarterman for Okra Paradise Farms, Lowndes County, Georgia, 28 September 2012.

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