Category Archives: Summer

Harvest Totals September 2013

Here are the harvest totals for September, with approximate market value (using retail pricing from our local grocery store and the farmer’s market, with guesstimate pricing on items I haven’t seen for sale).   Advertisements

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Harvest Totals August 2013

Here are the harvest totals for August, with approximate market value (using retail pricing from our local grocery store and the farmer’s market, with guesstimate pricing on items I haven’t seen for sale).  

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This is what you get

…when you go out of town for 10 days in the middle of prime harvest-time: Even though my mom came by daily to water and harvest, I still ended up harvesting over 35 pounds of fruits and veggies the day after … Continue reading

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Harvest Totals July 2013

Here are the harvest totals for July, with approximate market value (using retail pricing from our local grocery store and the farmer’s market, with guesstimate pricing on items I haven’t seen for sale).  

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Fallen Apples = Free Chicken Food!

I have a couple of incredibly productive Gravenstein apple trees, and while they’re quite juicy and delicious, they’re also notorious for dropping their fruit when it gets the least bit ripe.  The boy and I spent some time this morning … Continue reading

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My Dionysian Garden

In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan describes two types of gardeners: the Apollonian gardener, who likes everything neat and ordered and in straight rows, and the Dionysian gardener, who allows entropy to take over in the garden to a certain … Continue reading

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Harvest Totals May and June 2013

Here are the harvest totals for May and June (I spilled a beer on my laptop just a few days before the end of May, thus losing the spreadsheet with my harvest data for the month; hero husband recently was … Continue reading

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