We’ve had several freezing nights

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But harvesting and processing goes on. Every day I'm taking seed out of various tomatoes, melons, peppers, and beans, trying hard to save every single one. As this year was our worst gardening year...

After a night of 20° F, now we are having Indian Summer

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It always seems to happen that way; we work, covering everything we can with blankets, tarps, and whatever we can find. That buys us a few days. But then — like a couple of...

We hit 24 degrees last night

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And yes, we had frost — again! We knew it was coming so yesterday we harvested beans like crazy; Will did two five-gallon buckets full and I did four. Then we were up until...

With a frost warning, we worked like dogs for two days, harvesting and covering...

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Luckily, we did have two days' warning before the expected frost last night. So, on Sunday, Will and I harvested tomatoes to save for seed, ripe tomatoes, green tomatoes, and tomatoes to use for...

Q and A: Amish cole slaw, insects and weather, and pickle crisp

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Amish cole slaw I'd love to try your canned Amish cole slaw recipe, but have a question: Should the liquid you pour on the cabbage be heated to boiling? Lynda King Bolton, Massachusetts No, it is not necessary...