Monthly Archives: October 2012

Asparagus Berries/Seed

While traveling past one of the Harry & David pear orchards a week or so back, the family noticed a bunch of red berries on a plant growing along the roadside. After stopping to look, it was obvious that it … Continue reading

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Water Chestnuts – Harvest Day

The water chestnut experiment was completed today. Overall, I would say that the experiment to see if water chestnuts could be grown in southern Oregon was a success. However, the total yield was very small (~2 lbs) from the 16 … Continue reading

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Homestead Construction #6 – Walls are up!

The masonry walls are complete! It has taken two weeks, but the external walls of the house and two internal masonry walls are fully up and filled. With the walls up, it is really starting to seem like a house. … Continue reading

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