Posts Tagged ‘Kansas’

I’m Farming and I Grow It

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
How many of you have spent a few extra minutes watching silly YouTube videos before?  Social media websites, like YouTube, have the potential to reach millions of people around the world with the simple click of a button.  On June 25th, the Peterson brothers of Kansas posted a parody music video titled “I’m Farming and I Grow It” on YouTube, and it quickly went viral. Today, 4.9 million viewers have watched them dance and sing the message that farming is still a family business.  My three daughters and I loved the song; we were laughing and dancing along with the Peterson brothers.  The catchy tune had us singing, “I’ve got passion for my plants, and I ain’t afraid to show it, show it, show it.” Their commitment to agriculture came alive through the computer screen. (more…)

Planting Food for Thought

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
It finally arrived! I had been anticipating the CHS magazine with a feature story on the Nutrients for Life “mommy blogger” (that’s me). It’s not every day your blog is featured in a Fortune 100 company magazine with a circulation of 235,000. I quickly thumbed through and found the article. I called my three girls to the kitchen and showed them the article. They giggled and recalled the photo shoot with CHS photographer, David Lundquist. This “mommy blogger” is humbled and honored to be featured by CHS Inc. (more…)

Potassium in the Soil

Friday, March 11th, 2011
I can’t get enough of our local garden show; thankfully I was able to spend two days taking it all in. The heart of the show are spectacular displays of full grown trees, shrubs, and flowers massed together in large architectural landscapes created by local garden and landscape businesses. There are educational booths, seminars and plenty of flowers, pots and garden items for purchase. (more…)