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In the Garden

It looks like we are going to get a second crop of artichokes this year.  Last year we only got them in the spring.  Has anyone else gotten artichokes in both the Spring & Fall from the same plants?

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Renovation Update: Doors, Trim, Primer and more Foam

Renovation Update!

Today, I stopped by the house and we had a new front door! As well as a new door leading into the house from the mud room.   176 more words


Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Hot Sauce

Yesterday I had fun with fermentation.  I started a batch of red pepper and garlic hot sauce.


  • 2 1/2 pounds mixed hot red peppers (I used habaneros, jalapenos, and an unidentified hot red pepper growing in my front yard)
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Renovation Update: Spray Foam Insulation and Sheet Rock

We are moving right along with the homestead renovation.  We have about 90% of the spray foam insulation in on the main level and the interior walls have sheet rock, as well as the ceilings.   36 more words