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Downsizing Our Garden

Downsizing Our Garden

Downsizing Our Garden Days of Kristin and Taylor living at home, growing for farmers markets and restaurants, and huge gardens are over. The girls have their own gardens now, Kristin in containers on two porches outside of Boston, and Taylor in a 4′ x 8′ raised bed at her duplex in western Maine. I’m growing three pounds of bush beans for us but as little as they’re home these days the timing of loading them up with fresh vegetables is…

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Busy Homesteading Day

Busy Homesteading Day

Busy Homesteading Day What a productive, busy homesteading day I had. See this spinach? It was part of my lunch and so were some of the radishes mixed in. You can tell the radish from the spinach by looking at the difference in the leaves. The spinach is larger and smoother. I’m loving this weather even though we could use some rain to ease the high fire danger. This is my favorite time of year for early rising, hitting the…

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