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October in the Garden

Fall is certainly in the air.  Colors have changed dramatically in the last week, and we are now in peak foliage in the Champlain Valley.  According to our climate zone, we were supposed to get a frost by October 1st.  However, the … Continue reading

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Exciting House Progress

For any of you out there who enjoy my blog for the stories about gardening, cooking, and working with children in nature, forgive me for yet another post full of house photos!  Yes, last week we canned and fermented hot sauce, … Continue reading

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First Frost Harvest

Last night our cold little valley had its first frost.  Not anticipating another night below freezing for several days, we covered up many of the veggies and herbs that are still producing.  We also did a thorough harvest. Our work … Continue reading

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The Place Where I Live: Foliage

Our first frost this morning will push our valley into peak color.  Last year I posted Vermont foliage pictures with a twinge of nostalgia – they had been emailed to me by my dad.  I was living in the city. … Continue reading

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