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Hobbies For Old Men

As I’ve gone through life, I have acquired and abandoned quite a number of different hobbies. The first hobby I picked up as a teenager was self destructive alcohol consumption. I loved that, and I stuck with it from thirteen years old up until about half way between my 36th and 37th birthdays, when I gave it up and and moved on.

I was committed to self destructive alcohol consumption, but as the name itself implies, if you really truly apply yourself to it, fully and whole wholeheartedly, as I surely did, it will eventually …………..

Gardening Near New Harmony, Indiana

This year (2014)  is a wonderful year for gardening. Moderate temperatures, rain showers as regular as clock work and sunny warm days between rains. This is as good as it gets for a vegetable gardener. I ask nothing better, just some more healthy years to enjoy it.  For a larger picture of my garden, click the image



Ron Nesler and his Garden — near New Harmony, Indiana

Posted by Ron Nesler from good ol’ New Harmony, Indiana

Gardening in New Harmony

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 I love gardening in New Harmony, Indiana!


We are just beginning to get a few ripe figs from our fig trees, here in New Harmony, Indiana. Gardening feeds the soul and the body. There is always some sort of food in our family garden, 365 days per year. And, always some chores to do there. Some of the food items we produce in our tiny garden are figs, Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Peaches, Plums, Cherries, Asparagus, Dandelion greens, several types of Lettuce, Green Beans, Lima Beans, Okra, Lamb’s Quarter, Malabar Spinach, Onions, Garlic, New Zealand Spinach, Cucumbers, Kiwis, Tomatoes, Herbs and Spices including Dill, Sage, Cilantro and Parsley. Even in the coldest months of the winter, our garden gives us Turnips and Kale.


If you are thinking about visiting New Harmony, Indiana, call me, Ron Nesler, the editor of this web site for FREE tourist advice. I don’t own a business to promote, I just like to help tourists get the very best possible out of their visit to our wonderful little town. My phone number is 812 682 3740. Best time to call is between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM on ANY day of the week.

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