Category Archives: Gardening

Dry weather & apples

We couldn’t figure out why the one apple tree was dropping the apples so fast until we took a closer look this weekend and found out that the ground must be just so dry that the apple tree just couldn’t … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stands

Since I don’t have a garden this year and when I heard that some kids had set up a vegetable stand in town, well I’m going!  The story was that their mom had too much in her garden and some … Continue reading

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Let’s freeze some corn

It’s that time of the year ago when the sweet corn is ready and guess what that means? It means that you better be ready too!  See there’s just a small window when you need to get the corn into … Continue reading

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Sunday is mulch day

It’s another beautiful day in Iowa and even though it was Sunday, well that doesn’t change much on the farm when it’s Spring.  So when Daryl said that he needed me to take him to the other farm early in … Continue reading

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Getting the yard and fields ready

It’s Saturday and it’s a perfect day! All the farmers are very busy today. It seems like in every field you can see dust fly and the farmers are just working very hard to get the crops in. And what … Continue reading

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In the kitchen

When someone says that they spend a lot of time in their kitchen, well I don’t doubt them at all. But I think I truly could match anyone who says this because I know that I spend a LOT of … Continue reading

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Bath Fizzys

Sometimes I take an hour lunch from work and head home. It’s just a nice break when it’s a busy morning.  So when I pulled into the yard today I was happy that my baking soda supply showed up. And guess … Continue reading

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Our new yard decor

Remember when I said earlier that it’s supposed to get much colder this week? Well tonight is the night that it’s supposed to get down to the 30’s.  Yea, I’m not excited about that at all!  So out comes all … Continue reading

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And so it begins..

The fall harvest has officially started at our farm and it seems just when we thought we were busy – well we’re kicking it up a notch now! The corn that Daryl is taking out of our fields is being stored in … Continue reading

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More tomatoes

My brother asked if I wanted some more tomatoes and seriously can someone ever have too many tomatoes?  So of course I said yes, I would take them and I soon had a couple of plastic bags of tomatoes on … Continue reading

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