The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

July 17, 2014

Rain has helped lawns, gardens

RICHMOND — Hello from Baldwin.

How is everyone’s week going? I hope everyone is having a great one.

How about this weather, much cooler, low humidity and we got a wonderful rain. What else could we have asked for?

I think by Monday morning my yard was already greener after soaking up the rain. And the rain has certainly helped the gardens.

Happy birthday wishes go out next week to: my sister-in-law, Debbie Jones, and Mary Lou Horn, Sunday; Heather Riddell Martin, Tuesday; Kenny Sandusky, Shelby Winter, David Miller and Paula Jones, (me), Wednesday; Brenda Bogie, Thursday; Ian Hayden, Friday; and Minnie Kelley, Saturday. I hope you all have very happy birthdays and many more happy ones to come.

Happy anniversary wishes go out next week to: Danny and Joan Renfro and Colby Bogie and Amy Campbell, Sunday; I hope both of these couples have very happy anniversaries and many more happy ones to come.

The Madison County Farmers Market will be open on the EKU campus today, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Isbell-Smith Farm Fresh Produce will be there to sell vegetables, breads, jams and jellies, and much more. Baldwin Farms, will have lots of fresh produce, including water melons, cantaloupes and tomatoes. Southern Kountry will have fresh tomatoes, peaches and much more. Arvin Farm Fresh Produce will bring beans, corn, eggs and cornmeal. Forked Tree Farms will have lots of tomatoes. Tomatoes and watermelons are hot items this week. Be sure to drop by and see them on campus on Park Drive.

Don’t forget the Madison County Farmers Market is open Saturdays in Lowe’s parking lot, 8 a.m. to noon. Isbell-Smith Farm Fresh Produce will be there with beans, potatoes, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, egg plants, beets, green onions, breads, jams and jellies, and fried apple pies and much more. Keith Park of Otter Creek Farms will have his locally grown beef, no steroids or hormones. Steve Murphy- Murf’s Veg’s & Wood crafts, Baldwin Farms, Southern Kountry, Forked Tree Farms, Leah McKinney and Fred Brown with his locally grown pork also will be there. Even be more vendors may be there, so come on out. Follow us on our Facebook page, Madison County Farmers Market or our new web page,

Well, I guess that’s all for now. If you hear any news, just give me a call at 623-4579 or e-mail me at



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