Monthly Archives: June 2011

Spacing the T-tape into rows

After we fit the seeper ends onto the t-tape then we stretch the t-tape down each row.  The holes are poked into the mainline and the seeper end of the t-tape is pushed through.  Our blocks have 50 foot rows … Continue reading

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Cabbage at Farmers Market

Had a great time at the Farmers Market today.  Along with our usual grape and Lilac plants, crocheted market bags that I made this winter, and a Swedish ivy house plant; we took our first slicing cucumbers, beets and swiss chard to … Continue reading

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The Bees are Swarming!

Never a dull moment on the ranch!  I head out to talk to Ben about taking another photo of the seeper tips for my article and I hear the familiar buzz of the bees swarming.  Ben was laying the plastic … Continue reading

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Fitting the Seeper-End on T-tape

After we cut the t-tape to the length of our rows then we will fit seeper-ends on the t-tape.  Taking the roll of tubing he will cut several 6 inch pieces to be used in the end of each row. … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Work Line-Up

The list has been made for the week and we need to get-a-moving.  22 items on the list, why does that make me weary?  At least it is shorter than last week, but the week is just begun and sometimes items get … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t My Asparagus Come Up?

I was asked the other day, “Why didn’t my asparagus come up, I planted it four weeks ago?” Of course, I wasn’t sure how to answer because I didn’t see the crowns they bought, how lively they were, the area … Continue reading

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