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Setting Up The Garden

Towards the end of May, we started planting our little garden. Normally we plant in this quarter acre section, but with M3 being in EMT class this summer, we decided to do a tiny garden in the berry patch. We fenced out the chickens, who grumbled  greatly at being excluded. We planted strawberries and raspberries …

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The Harvest 2012

While we have only been gardening for 3 years, each year is different. This year, a late May frost killed off what we had started (squash, tomatoes, peppers), but we started over. And early October frost further shortened the growing season, meaning the tomatoes got to ripen in the sunroom. This was also a plentiful …

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Fall is Here

I am just not ready. Truly. I have tomatoes that haven’t even thought of turning red yet, under-developed tomatillos, and squash plants that have finally put on blossoms! Well, that was all before the first frosts which happened Oct. 8th and Oct. 9th. When I checked the garden last night after work and evening chores, …

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The Importance of Farmers’ Markets

I’m sure you already know several good reasons for supporting your local Farmers’ Market: Support local bussiness Healthy, fresh food Community building It’s just plain fun A few years ago, a local market was formed that holds once a week (Saturdays) during the growing seasons about 10 miles from my house in Ojo Caliente, which …

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