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Daikon Radishes

Yesterday, the weather was calling for our coldest temp so far (23F), so I thought it would be a good time to harvest some of our daikon radishes that are growing in the garden.   I had not expected this … Continue reading

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Mushrooms in the orchard – Nov 2012

November has been a cool and rainy month for us this year. This kind of weather certainly brings out the mushrooms! There are a lot of “old friends” popping up everywhere in the orchard, inky caps, fairy cups and clumps … Continue reading

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Morels in the Orchard!

I’ve been looking forward to morel season this year and hoping to get some time to go hiking in the hills where I think there would be a good chance to find them… I certainly didn’t expect to find them … Continue reading

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Siberian Pea Shrub

Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescens) Quantity: 2 Location: 7th Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: April 2011 USDA Zones: 2-7 Description from nursery: Hardy and tough as a rock, this fast growing shrub (to about 7’) provide a … Continue reading

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Apricot – Hunza

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) Hunza Quantity: 1 Location: 6th Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: April 2011 USDA Zones: ? Description from nursery: From the land of the Hunza in northern Pakistan, where people routinely live to well over … Continue reading

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Apricot – Chinese Sweet Pit

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca) Chinese Sweet Pit Quantity: 1 Location: 5th Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Raintree Nursery Planted: April 2011 USDA Zones: 4-9 Description from nursery: Also known as Chinese Golden, Mormon or Large Early Montgamet Apricot. It is called … Continue reading

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Almond – Titan

Almond (Prunus amygdalus) Titan Quantity: 1 Location: 3rd Hugelkultur row bed Purchased from Rolling River Nursery Planted: Dec 2010 USDA Zones: 6-9 Description from nursery: Very hardy almond variety can be grown well north of the commercial varieties range. Blooms … Continue reading

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