September 2020

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Ready for Winter

Newly re-designed hoop house.

If winter had arrived in November,as it often has in the past,we’d have been unprepared,crops left un-harvested and poorly protected and the detritus of our not-so-neat outdoor existence,ready to be lost under the snow. But nature was kind this year,bestowing a deliciously pleasant November with [...]

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scarlet runner pole bean (growing with purple peacock beans)

Going through the newly arrived seed packets,I see a good mix of both old friends and new acquaintances.

This week I’ll plant Napoli carrots in the hoop house,a favorite for cold season sowing and sweet,early summer harvests. Inter-planted will be [...]