War on weeds

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Due to several reasons (excuses?), the weeds got ahead of us this year. I'm talking severely ahead of us! So as the weather has finally cooled down to tolerable, we are spending hours a...

Hail and a tornado…almost

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Our carpenter friend, Tom, was here yesterday, working on our latest addition to the house, which will be a living room and entryway, including a small laundry room. It looked stormy all evening, but...

After a week of rain and cold, the sun is shining

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It sure makes one feel better when the sun comes out after a long period of rain! Yesterday I went out and pulled some nice rutabagas and began washing, peeling, and getting them ready...

I’m finally canning corn

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After planting our corn three times (count them; THREE), I'm finally getting some corn canned. With a hard freeze two weeks ago, which I fought hand to hand with six sprinklers running for three...

Even though we got a little bit of rain, it’s still really dry

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We've been watering like mad in four out of seven gardens and praying over the others. I've about finished the first planting of all of the gardens. Whew, was I ever glad to plant...