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Frustration!

  This was the 8th morning in a row that I’ve looked out the French doors to see this!  Every day I replant the container, sometimes having to replace flowers that are too damaged to stay.  Every night a raccoon … Continue reading

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The Bad

Not everything in the new potager has been perfect.  The most frustrating aspect comes from critters, who thwart every effort.  The most frustrating has been the raccoons, which have decimated the strawberry harvest.  After only 4 quarts of beautiful, big … Continue reading

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And the battle begins…

Late March brought us absolutely wonderful, warm spring days, where cold-tolerant crops like the radish seeds and the onion sets shown above broke ground daily in the potager, daffodils in an array of divine designs opened to sway in gentle … Continue reading

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Lots of visitors

Here are the results of the first few days using the critter camera.  It has a memory card, like most cameras today, which documents the date and time the photo was taken.  The camera is set to take a photo … Continue reading

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New Toys

Indiana is experiencing wonderful, beautiful, warm (mid 60’s-70 degrees F!), sunny days as March begins.  That’s unusual, because it’s peak-season basketball tourney time for the Hoosier state, and normally we’re hit with cold, snowy weather.  With days this perfect, I decided … Continue reading

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