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December in Review

December started off cool and dreary, so we were happy to escape to Tuscany for a while. By the time we returned Christmas decorations were everywhere, so I had to hurry to get the snowmen and garlands placed in the … Continue reading

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Rutabagas! A First!

To experienced rutabaga growers, this crop of rutabaga “Laurentian,” an old (pre-1920) heirloom variety, is certainly not impressive, but I’m happy. Just harvested today, after record cold weeks including a week of single digit nights and below-freezing days, the temps … Continue reading

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August in Review

Yet another month has flown by at warp speed. We’re already a week into September, and I’m just now posting last month’s review! As I’ve stated in recent posts, timely rains have continued throughout the summer. Instead of turning hot … Continue reading

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June: Monthly Review

  Here’s the official “end of June” photo of the potager.  If you go back to look at the May Review, you can see quite a difference.  June began as a replay of April & May…cooler than usual and rain … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: June 1

   It’s June!  Hopefully it will be better than May, who’s daily rains have turned the potager’s paths into potager ponds complete with algae!  It’s a good thing I bought those new boots because they are getting a workout, sloshing … Continue reading

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The thunder rolls…still

  It’s raining so hard that it appears as a mist between the house and the potager.  Look out down South…the flood waters are a’comin!  After the forceful winds subsided and rains galore yesterday morn took a short break mid-afternoon, … Continue reading

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It’s raining, it’s pouring

It’s been raining buckets, and the forecast is for thunderstorms for the next 10 days, followed by JUST showers!  Sigh!  My heart is going out to all the farmers and those who depend on agriculture for income, because there has … Continue reading

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