Monthly Archives: September 2011

Harvesting Amaranth Grain…Was it worth it?

Harvesting Amaranth grain for eating. The seed being so small, most people don’t want to spend the time to harvest it. I almost gave up before trying. However, I found that it isn’t so difficult on a home scale. I … Continue reading

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SWALE OF A STORY

Hint: if the slideshow is moving too fast…hit the square stop button at bottom center so that you can advance or go back by pushing arrow buttons at your own pace.

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I Break for Squash

Upon demand of Indie dog, I took a quick break from the computer, stretched,…and harvested the Tahitian Melon (Cucurbita moschata)…big stuff!  

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Pear Tree Guild Debut

From 11-4 on Sunday, we had a consistent flow of knowledgeable and interested persons coming through our yard during the Pennypack Garden and Farm Tour. A very positive day for us! I so enjoyed sharing and talking about what I … Continue reading

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I RECOMMEND IT

Today, my shipment of blackberries, pears, juneberry, and strawberries came in from Edible Landscaping which is located in Virginia.  I’d like to tell you about my positive experience with this company.

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Ooooh Aaaahhh!

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Party at the Stonecrop!

There was an outrageous party going on at the September blossoms of Sedum Telephium! Everyone who is anyone was there at the Stonecrop.                                                                     Bees and wasps and flies and grasshoppers were all (Should … Continue reading

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