Monthly Archives: September 2011

A plethora of pumpkins

I believe I’ve mentioned in a couple of previous posts that I’m really into decorating for fall and Halloween, and that Trevor and I went up to the farm where we buy our pumpkins a week or so ago and … Continue reading

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Digging potatoes

What a gorgeous weekend! I felt like I should have been in the yard all weekend, but as it turned out, I had other things to do as well. (Like go shopping and out to lunch with my daughter and my … Continue reading

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The accidental buffet

I think you all know about my frustrations with rabbits.  Yes, they are fuzzy and soft and adorable. . . and I hate them with all of my heart and soul.  Ok, maybe that’s a bit too strong.  They are … Continue reading

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A wonderful weekend

As promised, for those of you that are keeping track (anybody out there?? anybody??). . . more about our fabulous trip to the twin cities this past weekend. On Friday I had my Master Gardener State Advisory Board meeting at … Continue reading

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Tomatoes galore

Well, we had a wonderful weekend in the twin cities, visiting friends and shopping and, of course, I attended my first Master Gardener State Advisory Board meeting.  It was good—it’s always fun to meet more gardeners. . . they just … Continue reading

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More on herbs

I am off to the twin cities this weekend (tonight, actually) to attend my first Master Gardener State Advisory Board meeting.  Hence, the one-day-early post, if anyone out there is actually keeping track.  So if you’re not too sick of … Continue reading

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Using our herbs

We’ve planted herbs in our vegetable garden for years.  We’ve had lots of different kinds—this year is probably a typical one for the herbs we planted, and we’ve got oregano (this one, of course, keeps coming back, as it’s a … Continue reading

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A productive weekend

Wow, what a great weekend!  We were busy pretty much the entire weekend, but boy did it feel great to get all of that stuff accomplished! On Saturday we canned most of the day—we made Bruschetta in a Jar, sweet … Continue reading

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Weekend plans

We are actually going to be home this weekend—it feels like it’s been forever since we had a weekend to just be home and take care of some things. I’m looking forward to taking care of some of our harvest—my … Continue reading

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The plant waterer

I don’t know how it happened.  I used to do almost all of the container watering at our house. . . as long as we’ve had containers, that’s been primarily my chore.  (Admittedly, because I chose to do them, bought … Continue reading

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