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Are you Growing Dried Beans as a Protein Source?

The biggest issue with growing beans for protein is that you are having to give up a lot of space in the garden from seed planted till plant die off and or till you pull up the plants and can … Continue reading

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Nicotiana Rustica – Aztec Tabacco

I have ordered in a new kind of tobacco to me, it’s often called the Aztec Tobacco and it has a crazy high rate of nicotine. The average tobacco has 1 to 3 percent, this plant on average has 9 … Continue reading

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Early Frost -Weather/Food Productions

Well, this spring, we had a very late hard frost at the end of may, Thankfully I had kept all my really tenders in till the first week of june. Having said that, it cut the garden season short by … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew and Treatment plan

Last week was filled with a number of things that kept us just one foot in front of the other.  I might get to the point where I will write about some of it. However the garden is in full … Continue reading

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Project 2018-Stumps- Maple

We have a number of stumps left over from the work done and some of them are smaller, a few mid size and one that is considered large and two that are massive.. Today we are going to talk about … Continue reading

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Making homemade wool tags for the garden

Got Sheep? Yes, lovely hair sheep that I adore.. they are my favorites, so easy to work with. Got Wool Sheep? Why yes I do have two wool sheep in my wee flock..  but I don’t use their wool for … Continue reading

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Easy Fresh Tomato Garlic Pasta Topping

O yes, we have tomato’s starting to come in.. we have been getting fresh yummy cherry tomato’s for fresh eating or in salads, I had my first toasted Tomato Sandwich this week. However yesterday we brought in enough Roma Tomato’s … Continue reading

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The summer raspberries are early, they should not be starting till late july but this heat has everything moving faster. Last night we had salad made up of our freshly picked tomato’s and Peppers.  Sunday was spent cleaning up our … Continue reading

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Homesteader Pea’s

So these are homesteader pea’s or so I was sold heritage homesteader pea’s and in some ways they are bang on.. 68 to 70 days from planted to harvesting, able to grow in cooler soil and withstand heat and still … Continue reading

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A little Garden photo update

This is a photo heavy post.. there is so much to do yet but we are working on things on a daily base.. Week three in the horse trough salad green garden. lots of picking to be done for greens … Continue reading

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