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Bolting Brassicas

I’m a total cole crop newbie. Before this year’s planting, all I really knew about them is that they love colder weather and, in the case of broccoli, will “bolt” if it gets too hot, turning into a head of tiny yellow flowers. 149 more words


All About That Food

Last night, the first food-related priority after getting home from work was to get rice started for the Super Quick and Easy Fried Rice from the… 348 more words


The Crunge: 33 Feet of Goodness

Now open at M&M Hill, The Crunge.

This may be the purest, most beautiful line I’ve found at the Hill yet. 33 feet of crimps, finger and hand jams, and glorious footwork. 76 more words

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Mid-Season Successes (and One Failure)

Following up on last week’s post, this week, we decided to delve a little further into some of what we’ll potentially be harvesting later this month and next month (and beyond!) The things we’ve been getting since the late spring and early summer — greens, beans, kale, and peas — are still doing well enough. 680 more words


New Routes

I’ve been dragging out the work of cleaning and bolting my own route. A small crag opposite the main car park has four routes. Two of which are rarely climbed, and then there’s Flacon Steep – A classic long sustained route, graded 22. 530 more words


Question of the Week: Lambsquarters

Last week, the question was:  What is this weed?

This is common lambsquarters.  This is a weed that can be very common in disturbed areas.  Lambsquarters is not an overly aggressive weed like pigweed, but can produce stands thick enough to smother crops if left unchecked.   27 more words

Question Of The Week

This HEAT!!

Record heat waves are causing some havoc! My finger is pointing to a head of lettuce that is “bolting” or going to seed. Once that happens, the lettuce become bitter and unusable. 24 more words