Monday, January 28, 2013

The Agony of Aunt Agnes, and her triumphant harvest song

We dug the bed we planted seeds

and performed a lot of tiresome gardenin' deeds.

But Y'all can't tell with veggies,

They jist might get et by weeds!

So give us all a signal if our gardenin' work succeeds!


Oh tie a yeller turnip to the old oak tree,*
One jist ain't enough, better make it three!
When Ah sees yeller turnips on the old oak tree
Ah gits out the pot,
Gits thuh water real hot,
And dance around in glee**
And we's be eating turnips from that old oak tree!!
*Ok. So it's an ash tree. It's called "poetic license".
**Not a sight for the faint of heart.
The further antics of Aunt Agnes, Farm Girl, Uncle Mac, Leatherface, Jack the Ripper, Millie Quackenbush, Nero, Dire, Blinky, Mrs. BobKat and the others may be followed at UNCLE MAC'S GARDEN SHED. (You could enjoy even more of the above! 


  1. Mac, ....ash tree or not, works for me, not being faint of heart.---Ah, lovely turnips--what I would give for a handful of those yellow boules.....and btw, great song! Agnes may redeem herself yet! ":)

  2. A song and a recipe...who can ask for more...oh, wait, there was no recipe, was there? Ah, well. another post then.