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Garden Resolution #1

I hereby resolve to start all my seeds in the house next year. Looking for cilantro started from seed is like hunting needles in haystacks!

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Window stickers

A year ago in Seattle, I spotted this sticker and got a quick photo. (Don’t worry; I wasn’t driving.) I posted it on Facebook, with a “Want!” My awesome sister-in-law in Portland saw the post and got it custom made … Continue reading

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Transplanting Raspberries: A Process Approach

I inherited some red raspberry plants in the garden when we purchased our homestead five years ago.  They are Mr. Caffeinated’s favorite for flavor.  Unfortunately, they are also planted wayyy too close to the pasture fence, and are also very … Continue reading

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Starting seeds

I had a number of seeds that I sowed directly in my garden that never came up, so I’m starting a batch in the house. Better late than never, right? The first few are starting to show signs of life. … Continue reading

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Time to cut garlic scapes

I have been keeping an eye on my garlic patch, because about now is when garlic will try to flower. As I told a friend of mine a while back, when it comes to garlic, you get a choice: either … Continue reading

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Dirty

I discovered a whole new level of grime today while hauling and spreading bark. It involved being so utterly dirty that I scrubbed and rinsed three times in the shower, and then checked in the mirror to be sure I’d … Continue reading

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Teenagers are weird.

As I was peacefully eating my lunch at the kitchen table, listening to the windchimes and the birds through the open window, I suddenly heard what sounded like a BB gun shot bounce off the cement in the back yard. … Continue reading

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