Q and A: weeds and ramps

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Weeds I know you mostly handle questions about growing, canning, and eating plants, but I need to know how to get rid of them for more than a few weeks. I have a gravel drive...

The rafters for the calf barn go up despite the cold and drizzle

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I got to "play" with our Hud-Son bandsaw mill this afternoon. We had picked the last of our sweet corn after it had gotten frosted. Because sweet corn will convert sugars to starch in...

Spring is hitting us like a ton of bricks

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There's so much to do every spring but we've not really had "spring" weather, it's been cold and rainy. Now the temps are warming up and a little sun is out some days, so...

Q and A: Tomato soup, Elderberries, and Pickling peppers

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Tomato soup Do you happen to have a tomato soup recipe using dried powdered tomatoes? I have had a bumper crop of them this year and have canned a lot of whole, chopped, spaghetti sauce,...

Spring is so nice!

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But yesterday, while I was cleaning on the back porch, I turned and saw bloody paw prints in the doorway...and across the dining room...and right up to Spencer! Real bloody! I picked up his...