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Bringing in the harvest in February 2019
February 1 started with a brisk 5 degrees in the morning and a high of 18 degrees. And an unexpected, unpredicted all-day snow flurry that made everything just a little slick. Just...
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Bringing in the harvest in January
(A few – ok 7 – days late, but here’s January’s post). We have been expanding our winter growing over the past 20 years, trying to keep up with the demand for...
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December—An End and a Beginning
December is the month of dwindling daylight. I understand why so many animals hibernate or semi-hibernate. It feels as if everything is coming to an end. The growing season is ending;...
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October Means Overcoming Obstacles
There are a lot of different ways to say it. In A Mood. Cranky. Difficult. Needs A Nap (sign me up, please!). By the end of October, we are all tired. And tired people are…cranky, to...
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Our Native Plants This Year
Here is a listing of the different native plants we’ll have for sale this year, along with their ideal gardens and possible uses. Happy Planting!  Crop Plant Type Bloom...
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March is Women's History Month
In Honor of Women’s History Month, I present my grandmother: Rachel Louise Rotthouse Webster Rachel Louise Rotthouse In addition to honoring those women who have changed the world,...
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