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Spring in Oregon

We’ve been busy taking advantage of our unseasonably warm weather here.  I got a wild hair to re-level the lawn and got about half of it done.  If I was smart, I would have just rented a sod cutter and … Continue reading

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Winter Harvest

So my experiment with green tomatoes worked out pretty well…the ones I picked turned red when I left them in our fruit bowl on the countertop for a week or so. Today we decided to bring a bunch in so … Continue reading

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December Garden Update

The only downside to having a bigger garden means needing more sheets on those frost advisory nights :-/ First haul from the green beans: People were right, fresh green beans are the bomb. We had these for dinner tonight. I … Continue reading

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Hello, Mr. Mantis

If you grow it…they will come? This is what he was hanging out with:

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Improvements

Today was a better day.  The garden is thriving pretty well.  Take note, Uncle Jack! Garlic: Carrots: Edamame: (zomg look at the bean pods!!!!) Tomatillo: Bush Beans: The bush beans look like they are going to be flowering soon.  I … Continue reading

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Sprouts

The green kind: And the other kind:

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Gardentime

I’d hoped to have more accomplished by now but the heat has been…hot, and now it’s dark out once I put Patrick in bed so I need to figure out WHEN I can work on the garden some more. Here … Continue reading

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Dirty Dirt

This morning we had six cubic yards of soil delivered to the house. (for the garden) Yep, that’s a lot. I took this for ET, because he was already at Tanya’s when the truck arrived. At the end of the … Continue reading

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Garden Update

We are swimming in tomatoes!  Here is our latest haul: Most of them are Early Girls, the ones on the left are Romas that are starting to ripen. I quickly discovered that i have to pick them before they’re totally … Continue reading

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The Good News

The tomatos are starting to ripen. The Bad News is that the door to our garage needs a new doorknob.  I know this because it locked me, Patrick and Elliott out with no phone or keys, all by itself. Note … Continue reading

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