We’re experiencing a near-blizzard

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Yesterday the snow and wind started in force. We'd learned of the storm forecast the day before, so we set out extra big round bales for the cows and horses and Will hauled up...

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...

Believe it or not, it’s raining

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Rain, this time of the year, in northern Minnesota is pretty rare. We usually have snow, instead. The deer hunters are not enjoying being on stand in a cold rain! But, as the weather...

We got a frost but the sun is out and the birds are singing

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A couple of nights ago, we finally got a fairly light frost. It was spotty for us; some gardens got hammered, others not at all and still others, some plants were affected, and others...

Nice weather equals lots of planting

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We had a few very nice days (except for the mosquitoes and sand flies!) so Will and I were very busy planting. He set up five stock panel trellises and I followed by planting...