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Photo album: Plum blossoms, peas, garlic, blueberries, and rhubarb

Our Shiro plum tree is our more prolific and reliable tree. The tree is about 7 – 8 years old now and produces heaps of super juicy yellow plums each year. What you see in the picture is the “after” … Continue reading

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Garden season 2012 commences

After a long blogging hiatus, I’m back! And I’m really late kicking off garden season 2012. Truth be told, I’ve been working on some other projects (not related to gardening and sustainability) that have monopolized my spare time over the … Continue reading

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One potato, one potato

This year, I am only growing one potato variety. I’m dealing with some space constraints since we haven’t added as many new beds as I thought we might so I decided to grow just my favorite variety, La Ratte, which … Continue reading

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The bees arrive, the tomato seedlings rally, and pink blueberries!

 Just as I was about to embark on a series of beekeeping classes, I found Steve the bee guy on Craigslist. Steve offered to help me set up an orchard mason bee house. This was great timing because my schedule was … Continue reading

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Photo album: Raspberry beds, Walla Walla sweet onions, rhubarb, lettuce box, greenhouse in April, and baby chicks

In this picture you can see our two new raised beds for raspberries. Yesterday, Derek built the first set of supports for  the raspberry canes. You can also see the composter in this picture.  I’m mostly using this composter to quickly … Continue reading

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