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Each year we plant an annual garden, as well as add to our perennial forest garden. Watch with us as our plants grow and the food on our table increases. 2>

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November 2, 2012

I haven’t blogged in two weeks and thought I’d do a general catch-up on what we’ve been up to.Read More

Garden Glory

September 16, 2012

It’s been a great year for the garden.Read More

Apple Juice

August 11, 2012

We used the crate of apples we recently collected to make almost three gallons of delicious juice.Read More


August 5, 2012

For some reason, there is purslane growing EVERWHERE this year, so we have started to harvest it.Read More

Canning Pickles

August 5, 2012

We canned the cucumbers we were given the other day – made two quart and two pint jars.Read More

Share the Seeds

August 3, 2012

We gave a friend a bunch of seeds in Spring, and he just returned them in kind…Read More


August 2, 2012

We are inundated with plums from a tree we planted three years ago.Read More


August 2, 2012

We just spent the morning at our neighboring apple ranch and we came back loaded with goodies.Read More

“Free” Plants

July 28, 2012

Seeds are sprouting all over the place, even ones we didn’t plant.Read More