The days are shorter, the air a bit cooler and trees are starting to lose their leaves–signs that its time to bring out the flannels andsweaters and start thinking what to plant for the winter days ahead. This year we planted sweet potatoes and yams and were pleasantly surprised with the harvest. You can’t beat […]

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    That cool, crisp feeling of fall is in the air. The long warm days of summer are coming to a close. Time to look forward to the fall and winter plantings. The summer crops are slowly winding down.  We have had a cooler than normal summer so the tomatoes, winter squash, melons, etc didn’t produce […]

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    Summer is at its peak though it has been surprisingly cool.  The last of the corn, beans, peppers and tomatoes have been planted for a late summer harvest.    The summer harvest has been bountiful (See Facts & Stats).   Right now,  there are a lot of peaches to pick and bake with. The peppers […]

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    The dog days of summer have begun. Our garden is in the ‘summer mode’ filled with beans, corn, tomatoes, squash, peppers, berries, etc.     This year we grew some heirloom, Indian corn and they are growing well. One variety ‘Hopi Blue’ is over 9 feet high.   We are also growing a variety of heirloom […]

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