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Here we chronicle our battles with pestilence and moody plants.

The Roof is Plastic

It is so exciting to be putting up the greenhouse plastic.  This means that spring is on the way.  Ken and Ben worked for several days nailing down the slats to hold the plastic in place.  They criss-crossed the ends … Continue reading

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The Plastic Mulch has Arrived

The snow is still on the ground but we have been waiting anxiously for the Plastic Mulch to arrive. No, we are not going to start laying it down in the garden but this year we did order something special…, … Continue reading

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Walking in the Trees

It is a beautiful, sunny day for pruning the fruit trees. The calendar says it is time to prune and the added benefit is a nice day to do the work in. Ben is home for Christmas break from college and is enjoying the … Continue reading

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The Floor will last 29 Years!

The Floor will last 29 Years, that is what the box states. It is winter and this is the time of year when we try to catch-up with our inside projects. During the Spring, Summer and Fall we are so … Continue reading

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Plastic Mulch Pick-up Time

There is one drawback to our plastic-mulch system and of course that is: it does have to be picked up every year before we can add the good amenities to the soil. Most gardeners can just rototill the garden in as soon … Continue reading

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The Fix-it Time of Year

Our first blizzard and do we really want to work in the garden today?  We think not!  There is still clean-up out there but it can wait until a less blustery day.  So it is time to get the front … Continue reading

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Cleaning up!

There is always the clean-up! Although we don’t look forward to it, it is exciting when it is done and everything looks so nice. Ken has been hauling out trash and bringing back-hauls of market signs etc. up and down … Continue reading

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The Square is In

Today we ran our first Credit/Debit cards with the new Square-Up technology.  Ben was at the Liberty Lake Farmers Market and was able to help customers out by being able to take debit or credit card for the produce that they … Continue reading

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The Garden is Planted!

Another week has flown by and the garden is all planted.  Ken finished seeding the last of the melons on Tuesday and the last of the corn on Thursday; and Ben finished laying the last of the plastic mulch. “It … Continue reading

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The Melons are Ripe and alot more!

The melons are beginning to ripen so we were able to take our first ones to the church potluck today.  I ate an orange one and I saw Ken eating a red one.  Mmm good! We’ve sure missed them since last summer. … Continue reading

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