Tag Archives: harvest

The Busy Season

August and September are crazy busy on our farm. All the summer crops are ripening up and we are switching out the spring plantings for new fall crops, such as spinach and lettuce. My husband went to town planting potatoes … Continue reading

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Summer Harvest

We are joyously in the middle of the zucchini and cucumber deluge, along with the new addition of slim little Chinese eggplants. Hubby pulled the onions yesterday and we need to find a good place to store them so that … Continue reading

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What To Do With Excess

Our garden is producing very well this year. My husband has been making pickles galore, sampling lots of different recipes. I think he is tiring of the task and really, how many pickles can one eat? I found some big … Continue reading

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Harvest in the Barn

I finished my sunflower harvesting project! I had to buy two extra packages of lunch bags to do it, but I lovingly covered all the heads that I’d strung together and tied some twine around the top to hold them … Continue reading

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Getting Bowled Over with Bounty

Okay, it’s early August and the lovely┬álarge garden my husband planted with such care has grown up and is delivering on its promises. Help! I love fresh produce, but I’m drowning here. The green beans did not do so well, … Continue reading

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