Observe and interact -- after you have pulled up the vines, watch and then harvest when about 80% of the pods have turned brown; otherwise many will split and spill before you get there. Store in a sunny window where rain cannot get to them until all turn b...
We are somewhat underwhelmed by the predicted and overdue "storm" so far. There have been only traces of rain. What we are getting is plenty of wind, as we can see from various upturned leaves and trees leaning eastward. Still hoping. It now smells like ful...
In the improved air I am back at work and beginning apple cidering a few weeks early as the apples are ready. Using multiple varieties creates a more complex flavor and your constituency will prefer the results. I grind ours with a dedicated electric shredd...
At Stony Run, we are no strangers to wildfire. I fought fires in the early eighties, and one of those got up close and personal . We've seen fires occur near here, such as those around Oakridge in the nineties and more recently, and especially the Clark Fir...
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