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An old farmer reincarnated into this old man.
An old farmer reincarnated into this old man.

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It's Finished for 2017
The garden is DONE! I'm still getting Okra, but all other crops are finished. Beds are cleaned out, black plastic put down on the beds to kill grass and weeds and seeds left in the dirt.  When it's time to till the ground for over-wintering in October,  I'l...

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It's Finished for 2017
The garden is DONE! I'm still getting Okra, but all other crops are finished. Beds are cleaned out, black plastic put down on the beds to kill grass and weeds and seeds left in the dirt.  When it's time to till the ground for over-wintering in October,  I'l...

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More, and More, and More....
I hate to post...AGAIN...about the garden, but that's my life right now! Things are going great!  Best garden I've had in years. In reality, I AM getting tired of picking. And the Mrs. is getting tired of cutting it up and canning or freezing, even though I...

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Garden Update, Mid-Season
Hard to believe our gardening season is half over! But I'm hanging in there, and working hard.  Here's where my garden stands today: Tomatoes.... seven feet tall;  picking ever other day, and picked over 50 tomatoes the other day! Squash.... 1st planting be...

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Picking Time!
Well, picking season has arrived! Loaded up with squash... already putting casseroles in the freezer. Loaded up with cucumbers... already made a batch of pickles. Good picking of snap beans... got 5 quarts in the pantry. OVERLOADED with Blueberries... picki...

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Caged In
No blueberries for TWO years, thanks to the birds! Well, when I saw my old plants, standing 7 feet tall and 7 feet wide, and bending over from the weight of berries, I decided to do something about it. Made me a "hoop house" that really is a cage! No birds ...

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Back To The Garden
I'm in and out of the garden nowadays. Squash is finally coming along nicely! Now if my peas and beans would wake up, things would be perfect!   

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Barn/Workshop Update
It's been a little while since any mention of my barn update. Still slowly...very slowly working on it. Finally finished the front, and "turned the corner." This section required a "window" So I just used an old DOOR I had lying around. It was free.  And it...

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My Book Is Done!
  My BOOK is now at the publisher! It has definitely been a "labor of love." More later.... stay tuned !!   
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