Monthly Archives: May 2011

When the butter turns yellow…

I’ve got loads of milk these days so I am making butter at a rapid clip. Nothing heroic, mind you. I skim the cream off the milk and pour it into the jar and screw on the lid with the … Continue reading

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Potatoes planted!

Yesterday we finished planting the potatoes.  70 pounds of seed potato are in the ground — reds and blues, fingerlings and russets in 100 foot rows. All from potatoes saved from last year.  At $6 a pound for organic seed … Continue reading

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Pear Tree

Spring is coming slowly this year…  pictures from last year show us to be about two weeks behind.  But the old asian pear behind the house continues its record of being the first to fully blossom. I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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