Monthly Archives: August 2013

Pickleworms

This has been a banner year for summer squash here on our farm. We have been harvesting buckets of it from our Supersett and Gentry plants, a first for us, especially so late in the summer. Along with squash comes … Continue reading

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What’s Eating the Figs Update

I have a few creatures to add to the list of fig eaters on the farm: rabbits, possums and June bugs are all enjoying their fair share of figs this summer. Oh, and the ants are busily eating the insides … Continue reading

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Sweet Peanutty Fire Green Bean Recipe

Our Tamara and Red Noodle pole beans are thriving this year. Since we are harvesting pounds of them at a time, I wanted to find a quick and tasty recipe that I could use to encourage us to eat them … Continue reading

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What’s Eating the Figs?

The fig trees are loaded with fruit and it is starting to ripen. The first tree to have ripe fruit was our California Brown Turkey, followed by our LSU Purple and our Hardy Chicago trees. The first fruits were delicious … Continue reading

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Squash Home Run

This summer, we have had a fair amount of success growing yellow summer squash. The varieties that have worked well for us this year are Supersett and Gentry. Now that we have enough squash to experiment with, I have been … Continue reading

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Blueberry Update

Blueberry season is winding down now, but we have harvested gallon upon gallon of berries from our plants. Despite the bumper crop, I have to admit that I was disappointed in the less than stellar performance of most of our … Continue reading

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Cucumber Update

I have tried about six varieties of cucumbers in the garden this year. My goal was to do a trial of them and pick a winner and a runner up, and keep note of the losers so that I could … Continue reading

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