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Gardening in Winter?


The sluggard will not plow when winter setteth in; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing. Proverbs 20:4  (JPS version) It is winter in SW Washington; highs in the upper 20s to mid-30s. But today was sunny AND it was time to muck out the cow’s stall(s). So I decided to top-dress the […]

Monday-Only FREE Paul Gautschi Kindle eBook Dec 21st

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To all GFGW friends: for 1 day (Dec 21st) you can go to and type in “Growing Food God’s Way” to get to the book’s page or: and upload the Kindle version for FREE. Don’t have a Kindle(?) neither do I, but you can get a free application to use your PC, tablet, or even […]

50 Reviews & 400 Likes

I guess the title says it all. Thanks to all the reviewers! You have been such a blessing and encouragement (to Paul and to me). Also, Paul’s biography is back to #1 Amazon eBook in the Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Horticulture > Techniques > Organic category. Yay God!!!  400 people have “Liked” the GFGW […]

What Happened To Thanksgiving?


Walk into almost any local store this week and you’ll have to walk by a Christmas tree display & such to get to Thanksgiving items you went there for. Excuse me? Because there isn’t any gift exchanging and egg hunting with baskets full of goodies, the retailers seem to be dissing Thanksgiving and plowing on […]

The Joy of Weeding


You’ve heard of the book “The Joy of Cooking,” but as you live with a well covered garden, you will think about writing a Joy of Weeding book. I had a few minutes left outside after moving the dairy cow fencing. Noting that there were a a few weeds growing among our wood chips,  I […]

Amazon Review Highlights

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Dear Friends, below are some of the 29 Reviews Amazon has received thus far. Thank you so much! All but 2 or 3 are five stars. It is a major blessing to me and to share them with Paul as I can. Names have been initialed because I don’t know if I am allowed to […]

300 Books in Stock

Pallet of Books

THEY’VE ARRIVED!!! (Deep exhale) The delivery truck came and left a pallet at the Devine compound. I want to thank all of you who have patiently waited for your book to come in the mail. Particularly, I want to embody my thanks to Debby in West Virginia, who has waited the longest for her book. […]

Book Progress Update 10/05


Here is an email I received from the book publishing company on 10/05: Hi David, It is scheduled to arrive in the Portland terminal on Wednesday. You should receive a call to schedule the delivery on Wednesday.  Yay!  Thank You Lord. We have ordered new mailing labels & gathering our envelopes. Excitement is mounting with […]

#1 Amazon Bestseller!

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God is amazing! As Paul told me years ago: “God will give His favor to the book if we are true to Him…as He has favored the video.” As I am writing you, Paul’s biography is: #6 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > By Technique > Organic and: […]

Paul Gautschi with David Devine


Last Sunday morning – 9am (9/20): “Hey Honey…want to go to Paul’s place today? Talk about a random idea, but I was so hoping to make the  3.5hr drive to Paul’s garden because “Thatnub” from L2Survive fame was going to be there for the 2:30 public tour with his video camera again. So we […]