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Stars of the Garden in 2020 Part 1

Once again it’s time for my annual review of what did well in the garden, and what didn’t. Local weather certainly has a big influence on home gardens, and Happy Acres is no exception. The amount of rainfall, temperatures, and … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday September 28, 2020

It’s time once again for Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. It was pepper time last week, as I harvested quite a few ripe ones to make a batch of fermented hot sauce. I got almost two … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday September 21, 2020

It’s time once again for Harvest Monday, where we celebrate all things harvest related. Our weather has taken a turn recently, with cooler temps and less humid air. I had to wear a light jacket a couple of mornings when … Continue reading

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Getting Squashed in July

It happens every year about this time, sometimes a bit earlier. Suddenly, we are up to our ears in squash! That’s not a bad thing though. In addition to eating them fresh, I freeze a lot for use later in … Continue reading

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Hand-Pollinating Squash

Most gardeners don’t worry much about how their vegetables get pollinated. For one thing, almost all of the popular vegetables people grow do just fine without any help from the gardener. But squashes can sometime be an exception to that. … Continue reading

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