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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Four

Here’s update number four in my Tillage Radish experiment this year.  The pictures below were taken last week. We’ve had many nights in the low 30’s, high 20’s but still some fairly warm days and nights for this time of … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Cover Crop Update Three

Here’s the third update on the tillage radish cover crop beds.  It’s been four weeks since the last update, and the radishes are about two feet tall with tubers ranging from two to three inches in diameter.  Some tubers are … Continue reading

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Tillage Radish Update

It’s been about three and half weeks since I planted the experimental tillage radish beds.  The Lord provided and excellent rain this last week–about four, soaking inches–and the radishes have come to life.  True to form, they are growing rapidly with some … Continue reading

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The Joys of a Bountiful Harvest

The kids are a big help in managing the garden and growing our own healthy food. The work can be tough and hot at times, but there are those simple rewards of learning diligence and responsibility—not to mention the joys … Continue reading

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Nine Foot Tall Sweet Corn – Double Dug Bed

Besides the tomatoes I’m keeping watered during this drought, I am also watering this one four foot by twenty foot bed of sweet corn.  The sweet corn is doing exceptionally well in this bed this year. Here’s what I did … Continue reading

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Tomato Harvest: Thunder-and-Lightening recipe

It’s been a struggle keeping the garden alive in this drought this year.  But if there is one thing we do, as my wife says, we must get the tomatoes!  We’ve been watering the tomatoes once a week and they … Continue reading

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