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Summer update at the plot

It’s been a hot and dry summer so far. June registered about an inch of rain all month and July so far has about the same with the average temperature being in the low 80s. That has meant a lot of watering and shade cloth over our lettuce. The jury is still out on this […]

purple beans and garlic!

tonight we harvested our first batch of purple string beans….yes, they are purple, which really helps in the harvesting process….but they do turn green when cooked. they are delicious. nothing like fresh-picked dinner! we only planted a little bit of garlic last fall and it is now hanging in the garage to dry out. we […]