Monthly Archives: October 2011

Q and A: Picking green peppers, cross pollination, and canning pumpkin...

Picking green peppers I'm in Kentucky. We're due for a hard frost this weekend. I have been harvesting my cayenne peppers as they turn red...

Work day at son Bill’s place

My oldest son, Bill, built his own fabulous log home -- right from trees in the woods, over a period of about five years....

Hopi Pale Grey squash, Jalepeño jelly, and Canning meat

Hopi Pale Grey squash How do you get your Hopi Pale Grey squash to ripen in your climate? I am south of Detroit and last...

Q and A: Planting apple seeds and seed request

Planting apple seeds During my work in the forest I came across an old homestead that had several apple trees. One has a very nice...

Our “crippled’ doeling is “fixed”

Maybe you'll remember that when we got our wedding cow, Lace, from our friends, Abner and Carol, they also gave me a little doeling...