Category Archives: Garden

Garden is Growing!

Our first plantings this year were a dismal failure in many respects. An unpredictable spring with high temps followed by major frost made things I have always planted in February to be lost this year. Almost all of the heirloom … Continue reading

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A Dehydrator’s Worth

I have wondered what a dehydrator is worth recently. You see, last year I finally used the dehydrator for the last time, the one my mother gave me that she bought at a yard sale when I was a little-bitty … Continue reading

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Fig Jam Recipes

I am amazed again at the wonderfulness of figs. I was in the top of our fig tree (on a ladder of course) picking yet more figs yesterday. It was stunning! I was hot, sticky from fig juice, and sweaty … Continue reading

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Randomness

I sure have been getting slack on writing over the summer. Here school is about to start and I have only put up a handful of posts over the last 4-6 months.  It’s not that nothing is happening, it’s that … Continue reading

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Homestead Parfait

I made my own “Homestead Parfait” tonight as a special treat and wanted to share. It was scrumptious, though one of the kids would prefer not to have the nutmeg. It’s so good for you it can be a light … Continue reading

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The Garden

I took a few pictures of our spring garden before pulling out the crops as they reached maturity.  I love, love, love the garden! I am keeping track of what we produce this year by weight, and it’s not bad … Continue reading

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Spring Garden is Ready!

Yippeee!!! We picked veggies from the garden today! Peas in purple pods, kohlrabi, and potatoes! Mmmmm…. good stuff! Yesterday we had fresh broccoli for super, and JJ and I each got a couple raspberries already. Of course, there have been … Continue reading

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