The grasshoppers are gone

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Suddenly, as in almost overnight, our grasshopper plague has ended! I hadn't even noticed until Will mentioned it. No more clouds of grasshoppers flying up in front of us when we walk in the...

All of the gardens (9 of them!) are doing very well

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We did get a little rain off and on. Not a great deal but enough to keep things going. We're so happy with the gardens. Everything but the corn in the North and Wolf...

We’re working on cultivating and mulching our gardens

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As our weather continues hot and mostly dry (despite a few rains we've been hugely thankful for) we are working daily at cultivating, now in the huge North and Wolf gardens, then mulching afterward....

I’m finally done planting inside

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With the planting of the Glass Gem popcorn, which is a 110-day crop for us, indoors to get a good start on our all-to-short growing season, I'm finished planting seeds inside! What a relief....

Our beavers say it’s going to be a dry year

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They've built up their dam extra high this spring. And as we haven't had any rain in two weeks, I'm beginning to see why. Using this dry spell, Will spread a good layer of...