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Looking Back on 2017, by the Month

For my last post of the year I thought I would share some of what I did in 2017. I started the year someplace warm, with tropical breezes and sandy beaches. Before returning home my wife and I enjoyed a … Continue reading

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2017 Garlic Planting

Today was garlic planting day here at Happy Acres, and I got all the main crop 2017 garlic planted – 184 plants total. I will plant a bit more for green garlic later on in another spot. Last year I … Continue reading

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2017 Garlic Harvest Review

The garlic is all in now, cured and cleaned up and weighed. I had thought earlier that the size of the bulbs seemed a bit smaller than last year, based on the first ones I dug. As it turns out … Continue reading

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Digging the Alliums

Today I finished digging the last of the alliums. Lately I’ve been working in the garden early in the morning to escape our brutal heat and humidity. It was already 80°F when I got started at 7am this morning, but … Continue reading

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