Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mothra in Pastels

We have all kinds of bugs here on the farm. Some are more welcome than others, but I guess that all of them are part of what makes up the “biological diversity” that is part and parcel of a successful … Continue reading

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Leaffooted Bugs

For the past month or so, I have been harvesting blueberries every day. And I have kept my eye on one particular blueberry bush. Why? Well first of all, it has a mockingbird nest in it that is now home … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Rant

Although we manage to grow lots of our own produce here on the farm, there always seem to be items that we want that aren’t growing on the farm at that time. For example, my appetite for watermelon is insatiable, … Continue reading

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Bananarama

A few years ago, we planted a hardy banana tree in our front yard. It has been growing like a weed each summer and has survived the winters because we tuck it into a cozy nest of hay much when … Continue reading

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