It always feels great to fill up those empty spots in the pantry

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I've been canning carrots like mad and boy, are they ever nice this year. They're plenty sweet, crisp, and have few lumps, bumps or extra arms and legs. I'm in a groove now. First...

I finally got all of David’s venison canned up

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It took a long time as I made four batches of jerky (different flavors) and diced the rest up for stewing meat. I got so much venison canned that I had to rearrange my...

We spent Mother’s Day repairing vole damage in our orchard

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We had a crappy fall with heavy rain daily, turning to snow that stayed all winter. Unfortunately, the snow stacked up and the nasty voles that tunnel under the snow, also tunneled up and...

It’s snowing

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After a week of near normal temperatures (in the mid thirties and a bit lower) with no rain and just a touch of snow, Will's been working like a dog cutting down and dragging...

Have a happy Fourth of July!

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Although we have some company coming and our wonderful apprentice, Alisha, is also going to be here over the long weekend, we're gardening as usual. (We are going to friends, Mike and Dara's for...