We’re having to reduce our watering

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Although our gardens sure need it, we've had to reduce our watering as the hole below David's cabin will only support ½ hour running of two sprinklers once a day now and our barn...

Finally, spring is here!

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After the second longest winter in northern Minnesota history, spring is finally here. Our temperature today is a sunny 50 and the snow and ice are going away fast. (Usually, we're in the garden...

We’re making good use of our spell of good weather

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Because we know the "other season" is roaring down on us like a freight train, Will's still busy working on the water line insulation. And because last year our neighbor ran over our frost-free...

Despite the rain, we’re still getting lots done

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Okay, you've seen our main garden by the house, all mulched and pretty. I think it's only fair to show you the new north garden, which is a mixture of pure white clay and...

Our drought is getting very serious

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We still haven't had a good rain. Some nearby towns have put outdoor use (watering lawns or washing cars) water restrictions in place and a few people's wells have gone dry. The trees in...