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 What We’ve Been Up To

Yes, it’s been quite a while since we’ve posted anything.  We’ve been busy:
1. Starting a new business.
2. Raising over 300 plants from seed for the garden (in our tiny little kitchen).
3. Successfully rehabilitating a Little Brown Bat (in our bedroom).
4. Watching an Eastern Phoebe couple raise their chicks right outside our back door.
5. And enjoying [...]



 The Great Garlic Experiment – Year 2

It was a lovely fall day today, and it’s time to plant next year’s garlic crop.  We saved some garlic heads from this year’s crop and I’m anxious to see how well they dried and cured.
First, I have to scrape off the straw mulch and do a bit of weeding.
I like to layout the planting [...]



 Just Hangin’ Out

Gram always said “Hang the bottoms from the top – and the tops from the bottom.”

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 Record Low High

Found this on Wunderground today (our “local” weather radar comes from Philadelphia):
Statement as of 1:42 PM EDT on July 22, 2009
… Record low maximum temperature tied at Philadelphia PA…
The high temperature of 72 degrees at Philadelphia International Airport yesterday tied the old record for the lowest maximum for July 21. The record was first set [...]



 Happy Fourth!

The bee balm is putting on its own red fireworks display.
Have a happy and safe holiday.

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