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Pickled Radish Pods

Radishes. They’re temperamental at times. They can grow into beautiful orbs of peppery goodness¬†or you can turn your back on them and they can bolt, leaving you with harsh, hot and practically inedible roots. But don’t despair! Just let those … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Woman Charged With Peanut Neglect

Ok, not really…but I should be! In the beginning of the summer, I planted some peanut seeds in one of my garden beds. It was the first time that I grew peanuts, but it was one of those “wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe That I Am STILL Processing Tomatoes!

It’s November. It’s cold. My tomato plants have been gone a long time. The tomatoes have not. At the end of the season, I gathered every green tomato that those plants could offer and brought them home. I made Green … Continue reading

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Fall Harvesting

Yesterday, I started harvesting the first of our fall crops. I took about 40 radishes, 20 carrots and a handful of beets. We’ve had at least two nights with frost, but these plants are doing great! I canned the carrots … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Soup

I recently discovered this recipe for Green Tomato Soup and made it for the first time yesterday with some of the multitude of green tomatoes we have in the garden. The verdict is in…it’s a hit! It is very flavorful … Continue reading

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Waste Nothing of That Garden Goodness

After we returned from vacation on Saturday, we spent the day at the farm on Sunday to play catch up. The fall crops are doing well and there was minimal harvesting necessary. The carrot bed was out of control. I … Continue reading

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Community Garden…Our Attempts

I’m not sure how it all happened so quickly, but about two months ago a friend and I were talking. She was telling me about her dreams of having a community garden in our town. The next thing I knew, … Continue reading

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Save Those Seeds!

With the end of gardening season quickly approaching, I find myself gathering and sorting seeds from the plants that did well in our garden this year. Saving seeds is easy, economical and gives you a certain sense of accomplishment when … Continue reading

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Still Have Jalapenos? Can For a Cowboy!

My garden overflowith with peppers. All kinds of peppers. Hot, banana, sweet and everything in between. I have pickled many-o-jars, preserved some in oil and even dehydrated a bit. And yet they keep coming! Well I came across a canning … Continue reading

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New Camera Test

So I finally decided to plunge ahead and buy the camera I’ve had my eye on. First, let me say that I don’t claim to be a photographer. I just love to take pictures. Of everything. And everyone. A friend … Continue reading

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