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Grape Leaf

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Wild Grape Leaf I’ve not been very successful with modern commercial grape varieties that I’ve tried here at our home but the wild grapes do well. Well at growing at least. They don’t produce a lot of grapes and what … Continue reading

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Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne’s Lace Daucus Carota or wild carrot. The flowers on my carrots left over from last year look very similar.

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Lesser Giant Pumpkin

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Small Giant Pumpkin This is a little giant pumpkin, not one of the big ones. The photo lacks any good point of reference so the size is hard to tell. Perhaps I should have Hope inside it as it is … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Sunning in Lairage

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Pumpkins Sunning in Lairage Working on their tan…

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Pumpkin Pickin

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Tigers in a Pumpkin Patch Today Hope and I picked a few of the pumpkins out of the house end shed pumpkin patch in preparation for letting weaners in. That area is a winter paddock and summer garden.

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To Weed or Not To Weed

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Squash Battling Back Weeds Someone asked about how I weed all our acres of gardens. The answer is simple…

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Peeking Chicken

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Pekin Cheeckin I spotted something orange under one of the pumpkin plants on the south field plateau. Getting closer I realized it was not a pumpkin, no surprise given how early it is in the season. Instead it was a … Continue reading

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End of May Snow

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Late May Snow Oops! That wasn’t supposed to stick. Yesterday I had mentioned that it was snowing while we were planting.

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Vermont Planting Weather

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Neolithic Pig Rib Planting Poker Today was an all seasons kind of day. Apple petals blowing in the wind. Real snow as well. High winds driving the light rain. Intermittent hail. No sunshine though. Fortunately the soil has warm so … Continue reading

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Squash Trio Sprouting

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Sprouting Squashes It’s that time of year. I realize that many of you already have your gardens in the ground but not long ago we had snow fall. So I’ve been waiting for our soil temperatures to rise enough to … Continue reading

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