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Berry Secure?

I mentioned the other day that the deer had eaten all our gooseberries. I know it was the deer, because I caught them in the act, brazenly eating them in broad daylight. With the ripening blackberries right next door to … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday June 20, 2016

Welcome to Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. It was a good news/bad news kind of week in the berry patch. In the good news department, the Natchez thornless blackberries have started ripening. These berries are sweeter … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: The Dark Side

Every once in a while it’s fun to show things that aren’t exactly going well in the garden. I’ll start with the hosta in the Shade Garden. Around here we call it ‘deer lettuce’, since the local deer seem to … Continue reading

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Monday Recap: Tater Time

The potato vines started yellowing and turning brown last week, and that me it was time to start digging a few potatoes. I started with the fingerling Red Thumb, then continued with Russian Banana and Purple Majesty. That made for … Continue reading

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New Fencing and Garden Expansion

At long last, we have new fencing around the main vegetable garden. This is a project some time in the making, since the original plastic mesh deer fencing was only supposed to be there for a ‘couple’ of years when … Continue reading

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