Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stormy Weather

We have had an extremely rainy spring so far. I am not sure how many inches of rain we have gotten (need to get a new rain gauge–our old Farm Bureau one cracked a year or two back) but it … Continue reading

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What Are We Harvesting Now?

The garden is getting into full swing, providing us with lots of vegetables every day. Currently, we are harvesting bumper crops of Donkey spinach (we had great success with planting pre-sprouted seed to help with our usually poor spinach germination), … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Third Annual Mid-May Frost

The “frost free date”, or date after which the agricultural statisticians claim growers should pretty much be able to rely on not having any more frosts, is April 26. However, for the past two years, we have had a frost … Continue reading

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Kudzu Bugs

Last year, I noticed some bugs that looked like pebbles congregating in clusters on our big Celeste fig tree. I had never seen anything like them before, but there were only a few of them and I didn’t give them … Continue reading

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