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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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Round Table Farms: The Harvest 2011

This post is about last year’s harvest and last year we put far less time into the garden than this year. We are hoping to surpass 2011’s harvest in everything but potatoes (damn gophers!) and summer squash (damn squash bugs!). October 8th, a Saturday, was our first snow this year. Which signals the time for …

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Our garden is roughly a quarter acre in size. Long ago, it use to be a corral, so the soil is pretty good to start with. Still, we put manure on it every year. We have all this poo from the goats, donkeys, and chickens so we might as well use it for something good. …

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