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How to make Horseradish and Horseradish Sauce

Several years ago, I bought some fancy horseradish and put it in the ground, full expecting it to go wild and thrive.  Well, I put it under the Butternut tree, which produces juglone into the ground around it.  This makes … Continue reading

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Potato harvest 2015

I’ve not been posting due to overwhelming harvesting and putting up!  A chance to breathe finally came today, and my chickadee and I put up all of the potatoes after they cured on our porch for a week and a … Continue reading

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Garden Planning 2014

This time of year is always hard because I sit here, looking at the snow, and reading all about folks in the southern most parts of the country who are putting in their first plantings.  Instead of doing, I content … Continue reading

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Let there be CHERRIES!

Two years ago, we put in tiny little cherry trees in pursuit of the goal of having an edible landscape.   (They’ve grown a bit…) Last year, the birds ate them all because we were gone for 2 weeks in … Continue reading

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How to grow strawberries

This is the ugliest little beautiful strawberry in the world.  (Sorry for the crappy picture, it was about the size of a nickel and my camera wouldn’t focus, regardless of how many pics I took…) It’s been 3 years in … Continue reading

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Summertime…and the livin’ is easy….fish are jumping an the livin’ is high…

Ok, so it’s not summertime.  And the livin’ ain’t easy.  It’s wintertime and the living is hard. That said, I’m looking at what I’m going to plant when it’s nicer out.  We’ve got approximatley 30 feet of frontage on the … Continue reading

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