We’re loving the squash/pumpkin crop this year

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As it was a warm summer with plenty of rain, our pumpkins and squash did wonderfully well. So did the squash and pumpkins that our friend, Dara, grew. She helps us grow out different...

It feels like winter outside

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Last night, it dropped to 19 degrees. Holy cow, and it's not Halloween yet! It is supposed to warm up again later this week, but I'll be gone, again taking our friend, Tom, down...

We got snow!

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After some nice days of sun and 70's, today it got really cloudy. Then it began snowing like crazy. Wow! We didn't enjoy that one bit. But we had lots to do indoors. Will...

Whew, and I thought we were busy before…

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In addition to harvesting and saving seeds, last week I drove our friend, Tom, down to Mayo Clinic for an appointment. Rochester is about a 5-hour drive from here, right through St. Paul's traffic....

Sorry to be so late blogging!

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We've been fighting against frost, which has been threatening nearly every day. We've been picking, husking corn, pulling in beans, and, lately, covering rare crops as we were under a frost advisory. Yesterday, our...