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Orchard Planting Dress Rehearsal

Visions of cider apples danced in my head … but we are going to have to wait another year before we are ready to plant our own cider orchard. So I was happy to help out and learn from fellow cider … Continue reading

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Garden Giants V

Parsnips took the garden giant crown for the second year running; but this time not because of impressive height, but due to the size of the root. I could hardly believe how big this thing was when I dug it … Continue reading

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Halloween 2013

Time to scare the wits out of the little kids in the neighborhood All in good fun, of course. We were a little late getting ready, but we carved some pretty sweet pumpkins and Wendy lit up the yard with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We started off the new year with a little hike on Mount Si. It’s a very popular route as it’s close to the city, not terribly difficult, and low enough that you can do it almost all year round without … Continue reading

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Barter Fair

As the primary economy struggles, the home economy is thriving. More Seattleites are growing some vegetables or fruit in their backyard; urban chickens have gone from fad to commonplace; and canning and other food preservation skills are again in high … Continue reading

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