Tag Archives: heirlooms

Monday Recap: Gobble Gobbled

I think it is safe to say my wife and I have gotten our fill of turkey for a while. Last week I picked up a fresh local turkey from Uebelhack Turkey Farm that weighed almost 18 pounds. I baked … Continue reading

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Filling Your Own Ark, One Seed At A Time

Most people are familiar with the story of Noah and his Ark, whereby God commanded Noah to build a boat and fill it with family, food and animals. The Ark was to serve as a sort of floating zoo to … Continue reading

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A Primer: Hybrids, Heirlooms and Open-Pollinated Varieties

In the last few years we have seen a big resurgence of vegetable gardening as a hobby. That has resulted in a lot of new gardeners trying their hands at an old pastime, and frankly I think that is a … Continue reading

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July Harvests

All of a sudden, it seems the harvests have gone into full-blown summertime mode. We’ve been harvesting cherry and cluster tomatoes since late June, but this week we got our first Early Girls and Jaune Flamme’s. That’s a good sign … Continue reading

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Looking Back For 2011

I guess it is traditional for people to look to the future this time of year. Some make resolutions, goals, and to-do lists. Gardeners like to leaf through seed catalogs and see what is new. But I am convinced that … Continue reading

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