A COUNTRY GARDEN JOURNAL is a collection of posts, recipes, product ideas, and information that I deem worthy of sharing. This website is The Gathering Place for all who love to read, talk, and dream about growing your own fruit, gardening, foraging for wild foods, cooking from scratch, and Living The Simple Life. Over the past 45 years, I have learned many things that I would like to share to help others.
A COUNTRY GARDEN JOURNAL is a personal blog written and edited by me. This Disclaimer is an acknowledgement that this blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions, or other forms of compensation to help compensate me for the time I spend writing, researching, and creating the posts for this blog.
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The owner of this blog may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner of this blog receives compensation for these posts or advertisements, I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.
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I promote and recommend products and services that we have personally used or that are deemed to be highly beneficial. Please note that these recommendations and opinions are mine, so you should do your own research and due diligence prior to trying any suggestions, or making any purchases.
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WHAT WE COLLECT
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