Love My Garden

Something you may or may not know about me is my love for gardening, working in the dirt. Oh how I love to grow flowers and food. Here is a few of my most favorite flowers on the Donkey Whisperer Farm ®. Enjoy!

GOD bless you and your family two and four-legged!

Melody Johnson, Trainer/Owner

Donkey Whisperer Farm ®

Flowers In August

For Just A Moment

Living in the Pacific Northwest summer is a treat. This year has been a year of less sunshine and more gray days, difficult for sure but all part of home. My garden is here for just a moment of time it seems. Soon it will be fall and the season will change again. For now I thank GOD for this moment in time. Look at my beautiful garden. Thank you Jesus!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trumpeter Swans Eat Crops

aAbout 10 acres of purple sprouting broccoli and Italian cauliflower were eaten by migrating birds after the recent snowstorm, said Patty McManus-Huber, promotions coordinator for Nash’s Organic Produce. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

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Fresh Flowers Forever

Our first Thanksgiving in our new home. Fresh flowers are such an important part of my life, I truly savor each morning I get to enjoy fresh flowers. A little share into my life, I am a master gardener, my home of twelve years had fresh flowers I could cut fresh flowers ten months out of the year. I found these flowers at my grocery store while picking up the turkey, not really sure how I would place them in the vase.

Fresh flowers are simply beautiful, I wish I could freeze them in time.  Thank you Jesus as each day is precious and a gift from God. Tomorrow is unknown.

We purchased our farm land in 2013 with nothing on it, nothing, well two pear trees and one apple tree, a hay-field. My best friend and husband has worked so very hard next to me to make this a farm and our home. This is our forever home, we will live our last days here on earth. We lived in our 5th wheel for three years before getting to move into our home.

Fresh flowers have no place in tiny living. As you can see I am savoring each day I get to enjoy these beautiful flowers.

Matthew 6:25

“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?

 

Place – Longwood Chrysanthemum Festival

My Flower Garden

A little peek into my flower and herb garden. The garden is a place of great peace and joy for me. Enjoy!


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Sequim Lavender Festival

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CUSTOM FIT ROPE HALTER

Dear Friends of the Donkey Whisperer Farm,

Last year we completed our home. Yeah! This year my goal is to complete our Video On Demand, E-Training series DONKEY 102. If you have not taken Donkey 101 we highly recommend you take this course as it is a prerequisite to Donkey 102. Select E-TRAINING DONKEY 101 VIDEO ON DEMAND.

Select OUR STORE  to order your soft yacht rope halter, lead line, BRASS SCREW ON SNAP and Donkey 101. Our measurements will fit any mini or standard size donkey age 4 months to full-grown. All other equine require you to measure the head. We are now making custom fitting soft yacht rope halters with matching lead lines for all equine, donkey, mule and horses.

We provide the template and measurement tool after your order is placed. We ship for FREE in the U.S.A. and we ship worldwide. We just shipped a large order to Norway. We are now selling riding reins and Long Lead lines up to 22 feet with a brass screw on snap.

2018 HAY FOR SALE! SEQUIM, WA

For those of you who have been following my blog you know how much I love to garden. We are excited to share the Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC is moving into full hay production. Just like last year if you come on the day we bale the hay is $8.00 per bale. Bring help as you pick off the field and load in your truck. If you wait until we pick up the hay and get under cover the cost is $10.00 per bale. This is nice local alfalfa, orchard mix hay, 2 strands 70 pound bales.

E-mail us at INFO@DONKEYWHISPERER.COM to get on our mailing list.

Next year we hope to seed begin growing premium organic weed free Orchard hay testing below 10% sugar on our little farm in Sequim, WA.

Our website is WWW.DONKEYWHISPERER.COM

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Scott & Melody Johnson

 

 

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Select TOPIARY PLANTS I love it! The time and precise ability to make a plant look so alive is amazing. Gardening is truly one of my first loves. Now that we have moved to the farm I am working to grow food. Food for the donkeys and horses and food for me and my family to eat. Still I have a few surprises in my little garden. I do love the garden.

My little garden on the Donkey Whisperer Farm.

God bless you and your family two and four-legged!

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Cactus “I Think I Love You”

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How often do you water a cactus plant?

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How often do I water and fertilize: While growing, cacti and succulents should be watered at least once a week. Some people water more often than this. During each watering, give the soil a good soaking, so that water runs out of the ‘drainage holes’ of the pots.
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With indoor cacti, it’s better to under-water, about once a month, rather than over-water. cactus can survive without water for many, many months; but rot is an instant killer. Using a moisture meter will eliminate all the guesswork; otherwise, you can water whenever the soil is completely dry. 
As soon as fall comes I must say goodbye to my beautiful flower garden. I created this beautiful cactus flower garden last weekend. I am excited to experience growing cactus to keep my home full of bright colors and joy.
 
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The Peony Is One Of My Favorite Flowers

Remember do not cut the Tree Peony. Prune the magnificent tree peony. Watch the video below.

Please learn all about the tree Peony before you care for it these are simply my favorite besides the Itoh peony. 

What Are Itoh Peonies: Itoh Peony Information And Care In Gardens

Itohs can be deadheaded as needed throughout the spring and summer. In autumn, cut back Itoh peoniesto about 4-6 inches up from the soil level. Like herbaceous peoniesItoh peonies will come back in spring from the ground. In fall, you can also divide Itoh peonies just as you would divide herbaceouspeonies.Oct 31, 2016

 

Tree Peony – Learn to prune. Never cut to the bottom.

This is my tree peony age is 25 years old. Yes twenty-five years old!

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Peonies can outlive people

Kept in optimal conditions, a peony plant can live to be over 100 years old.

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Beauty

BEAUTY

Each day take a moment to acknowledge all the beauty around you and give thanks for all the glorious species of animals we are so fortunate to share this planet with.

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My Little Flower Garden

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Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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Summer On The Donkey Whisperer Farm 2016

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Melody

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Wisteria “When To Prune”

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If you have been following my blog since 2009 you know I am a serious gardener. Wisteria seems to take forever to mature and then it appears to be a big mess if we do not know how to manage it. One of the most important considerations before you plant this mysterious and elegant plant is to understand how to set this plant up for success. Some homes simply do not have enough space for the wisteria. I call this plant the fairy tale of gardens, the grace and elegance is beyond compare.

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  1. Make sure you have a strong arbor to support this beauty.
  2. Plant away from any structures, i.e., home etc. As this plant will seriously become invasive if you do not learn how and when to prune, manage the plant.
  3. Do not prune every year as you will have no flowers, just leaves.

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Melody Johnson, Donkey Whisperer Farm, LLC

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