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Greenhouse in July

I had to laugh when I was at the Walker Sculpture Garden in Minneapolis and saw this sign. I am used to prairies and how long they take, but on this hot day in late June I was still surprised … Continue reading

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No Food Gap

Usually this time in June is a bare spot in our garden eating. I pulled the bolted lettuce from the greenhouse today (though I still have some in the regular garden). I’ve thinned the beets in the garden so there … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Growth in the Greenhouse

The greenhouse is officially a game changer. At this point I’m just wondering how I can wrestle more space (always I need more!) for beds so I can expand my spring– and fall– production next year. I wasn’t sure what … Continue reading

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Slow Down

Am I still a blogger? It has been what, three weeks? More? In that time we’ve taken a trip to New York. I was determined to start looking for work on March 1, but instead work came to me, with … Continue reading

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Raised Beds (Greenhouse Edition)

I’m home! And Steve has been busy while I’ve been away. In addition to cleaning out his parents’ house, he was putting the finishing touches on the greenhouse– including installing the major exhaust fan and small fans, installing the heater … Continue reading

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El Nino

Steve’s business is so busy now that he could work right up until the ground freezes. So for several months the talisman word has been “El Nino.” “It’s going to be an El Nino year.” “It’s going to be a … Continue reading

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The Game Changer

Is this the happiest man you’ve ever seen? This photo really shows what Steve is about. If I had worked for two days and was facing down two pallets of materials for a gigantic greenhouse, I would not look like … Continue reading

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