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Monday Recap: Peppers and Parsley

It would seem that September is prime pepper season here at HA. So many of them are ripening about now, and it has kept me busy with harvesting and processing. Many of them get photographed too, which is partly for … Continue reading

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Wanted: Good Home for Seeds

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” –Henry David … Continue reading

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Happy Yummy Pepper Project – August Update

Regular readers may remember the ongoing saga I am calling the Happy Yummy Pepper Project. Last year, I invited blogger/gardeners from around the U.S. to grow some unusual peppers I had discovered here at Happy Acres. About a dozen or … Continue reading

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Saving Seeds from Kale

This year I decided to save seeds from my new favorite kale, Beedy’s Camden. Back in the 1980′s Beedy Parker noticed a kale that was overwintering in her Camden, Maine garden. She propagated it, and made seeds available to other … Continue reading

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Beedy’s Camden: Last Kale Standing

I’m always on the lookout to trial new and improved varieties of fruits and vegetables. But sometimes the best varieties aren’t really that new at all. Such is the case with my new favorite kale – Beedy’s Camden. As the … Continue reading

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