I canned up the first batch of asparagus yesterday

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I'd planned on canning asparagus for a couple of days then got busy, bringing in all the flats of plants off of the back deck. The forecast for the night was a frost warning...

Our first peppers are doing really well

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After less than a week, the first hot peppers are popping up. First you see their "backs," the curved part of the stem that comes up out of the soil. Then follows the first...

Everything is melting

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And it's not April yet! We're very happy as perhaps Will can get started on building our permanent greenhouse soon. He's shoveled the snow away from the bean trellises and posts in the House...

We’re so thrilled with our warmer weather

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After two weeks of sub-zero highs, we're dancing around in the sunlight, with temperatures melting the snow off our roofs and making our chickens sing. Will went over and paid for his new bulldozer...

Our roof is dripping

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We've had some nice, warm weather lately and the snow is quickly melting off of our house roof. Yesterday several inches of ice and snow slid off the storage barn with a huge crash....