Monthly Archives: February 2017

plant before frost date

Officially, our last frost date is May 15th.  But the weather channel says we can expect our last frost date this year sometime between March 15th and April 15th.  Unfortunately, will be out of town this weekend.  will have to … Continue reading

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electric trike

have been looking for / at the idea of an Electric Tricycle for some time.  Living here, the days are usually mild, but traffic is getting worse.  It took quite some time yesterday to make the trip to the other … Continue reading

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2017 spring update

raining now and more on the way. They keep talking about the La Nina coming with heat and drought, but until it does, we’ll enjoy all this rain In the greenhouse the peas have started to sprout, the potatoes also.  … Continue reading

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time keeps slipping

  was surprised to see not just strawberry flowers, but strawberries forming already!  February 10, 2017.  AND did get some spinach seeds yesterday and put a few into dirt in the greenhouse.

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Tattler experiment

Have officially declared my experiment with Tattler lids over AND a failure.  Canned some beans for making refries yesterday and had 3 pint jars with tattler lids and 4 with regular metal lids. One of each failed. So what is … Continue reading

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Sous Vide

One of my “friends” on Facebook has been trying to improve his diet, which lead him to ask for feedback about Sous Vide cooking. Honestly, its not something that was on my radar, but the comments about how well they … Continue reading

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getting started

Finally, got the greenhouse cleaned up, pretty much got all the covers up, and got seeds stuck into dirt. Grow bags on the north wall, far right with seedling potatoes, middle and left bags waiting.  Later in the afternoon, planted … Continue reading

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