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Sept-Harvest Challenge 2016- Sunflower Seeds

Now I should have had a killer sunflower harvest, we planted out four rows of around 40 seeds each, so I should be harvesting around 120 heads for storage, some for our own use for lovely homemade eating..  but a … Continue reading

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Golden Needles Harvesting

or in common terms, picking and drying lots and lots! of unopenned Day Lily flowers. Ah, the common, humble daylily that most of us call, tigerlily’s or Ditch Lily’s are so wonderful to have in the kitchen, the little root … Continue reading

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Mung Bean Sprouts and Recipe..

Dried Mung Beans can be turned into wonderful home grown sprouts for use in a number of tasty dishes, I started sprouting about ten years ago as a way to be able to offer the hounds fresh ground greens once or twice … Continue reading

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Marty Update- one more month to go..

Well, my lovely Marty Boy, aka Curly Top (for the way his hair is all curly at the top of his head, like a little curl cap) is growing well, just a good boy, he has in truth never given … Continue reading

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Plan and Prepare-Garden

Well, this very dry year has been eye openning to say that least, I have never had so little rain ever, we have our own tracking system and even when the area’s around us get rain, we are getting nothing, … Continue reading

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Free Food! – Bumper Crop of Black ChokeCherries..

DH had a surprise for me last night when he arrived home, as he often will do on his way home from the feed store he took a new route home and when he came though the door, he was … Continue reading

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Duck Eggs-So Good for you!

I was thrilled to find still warm fresh duck eggs waiting for me this morning, with so many of my chickens sitting on eggs, we have not been getting that many in the house each day so it was pleasure … Continue reading

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First of the garden count is in.. Currents, and Blueberries..

Well, the first of the fruit count is in this year and it surely does reflect a different spring and what late frosts can do.. Red Currents- a mear 8 cups worth- $6 dollars worth locally.. No on farm black … Continue reading

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Food Forest-Hiding in plain view..

If you drove by this, would you see anything other than a green jungle? Currently in that front green jungle there is Apple Trees Pear Trees Plum Trees Sweet Cherry Trees Sour Cherry Trees Mulberry High Bush Cranberry Honey Berry … Continue reading

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Garden Monday

Well, I didn’t get much done in the garden on the weekend, but hubby worked on it for a bit on the saturday when he was puttering around.. he got a new row of strawberries done, plus cleared the area … Continue reading

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