Monthly Archives: July 2014

Just Evening In The Garden

So we are settling back in to the routine here at home.  Working through laundry from the trip.  Getting time in at the office.  Starting to harvest some things in earnest.  Pond is doing well, and while we are not … Continue reading

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Home Again

Everything grew.  Patti and I are still pretty sore from the drive home, but I did finish harvesting my garlic here at home, and made a trip out to the Ness farm to see how things are out there. Now, … Continue reading

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Side Lake Vacation 2014: Kids, Fishing, Blueberries & The Northwoods

In case you were wondering why I went a while without posting updates, it is because we were not at home, and at home all at the same time.  Just a different home, where we do different things for a … Continue reading

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Just Evening Garden Photos

Long twilight with clear skies.  A little weeding, a little watering, and just enjoying the garden. Coneflowers are taking on their purple hue. Monarda flowers are opening.  I harvested a couple of dozen flower heads and set them on a … Continue reading

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Most Beans Are Not Green

Not here anyway.  <grin> Dragon Tongue beans.  They are a flat wax type that does not develop strings until really late in their maturity, taste fantastic, and are a pretty good dry bean as well.  My best three plants I … Continue reading

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Just An Afternoon With Nell

Had stuff to do at the Ness farm, Nell owed me some work time.  We went and spent the afternoon there together. There were a lot of garter snakes about.  Nell is not afraid of them, only reason for the … Continue reading

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Last Week Of Garden Photos

This is the last shot I took yesterday.  Patti, Violet and I took a drive out to the Ness Farm to check out the garden there.  We had rain nearly all day so things were too wet to work with, … Continue reading

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Fishing On A Rainy Morning

My brother Matt called me up last night to see if I would go musky fishing with him in the rain early this morning.  Was not going to be gardening in the rain, so seemed like a good way to … Continue reading

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A Day At The Zoo

When we were all laid up, I had wanted to get Violet to the Zoo to see the butterfly house, and the “farm” there.  Today was the first time that worked out with physical disabilities going away, coinciding with the … Continue reading

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July 4th & 5th

So July 4th and 5th were not bereft of gardening.  In fact gardening was integral parts of each day.  By 8 am on the 4th Frank and I were getting going, starting with maintenance on his daughter Diane’s container garden, … Continue reading

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