Monthly Archives: June 2014

Paper weed block

We are trying out a new weed block this year. We still used the garden bio-film around the tomatoes but decided to use a recycled paper weed block around the peppers. It’s always fun experimenting with new things. The recycled … Continue reading

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Baby chicks

One of our hens hatched out eight Ameraucana chicks. We added six more chicks we got from a farm store. Four are Delaware and two are Minorcas. The mother hen didn’t seem to notice when she woke up with extra … Continue reading

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Broccoflower

I think I’m in love. We grew Broccoflower this year from a pack of veggie starts, and wow is it delicious! Suddenly regular old cauliflower seems even more boring.

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Garden is in

We finished planting the last things we wanted to grow this summer in the garden. There were some odd seed failures (sunflowers, celeriac, beans, beets, etc), but on the whole everything is looking good.

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