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Dried Pole Beans

It has been a long time since I finished my harvest of dried beans.   They have all been shelled, sorted, and weighed. All the pole beans are planted under tripods and trained to climb on twine.  Each planting consisted of 9 beans, planted 3 on a side. In addition to the pole beans I have […]

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Beans, Beans.

Garden update.   Each year I try and plant something different.  Last year I planted a half dozen different carrot varieties.   Thus I had carrot soup filling the freezer.  The year before it was Garden Huckleberries.   (One year of those was enough.)  And one year I planted grain substitutes; flax, amaranth, timothy, sorghum, millet, etc.  And while […]

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Giving Thanks for our Garden Harvest

Our larder is full. OK, that was fun to say, but we don’t really have one. But our pantry and freezers are full. With local produce. Really local produce, from our backyard garden. Those of us who grow our own truly appreciate our abundance. We feel secure knowing we have more than enough food to […]

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