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We keep our harvest, but we don’t can




  By this time in the season many people have pulled out their ball jars, boiled their lids and are well on their way to filling their pantry with home preserved goods. We’re not doing any of that, and that’s … Continue reading






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Garlic: Eight good years




“You can’t always get what you want.” For eight years I’ve been growing all my own garlic, for consumption and “seed” garlic to grow the next year’s crop. Garlic is, as I’ve said previously, one of the easiest and enjoyable … Continue reading






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Garlic scapes




I love garlic. It is one of the easiest crops to grow, it keeps all year (if you grow the right varieties) and early summer it┬áproduces a “scape,” a delicious and fleeting delicacy. Before I go any further, there is … Continue reading






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Planting garlic. Easy with great rewards.




Garlic is one of the greatest crops to grow because it requires so little effort, and the results are delicious. Don’t be frightened by the number of bullet items below – the whole process takes me 45 minutes, including planting … Continue reading






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