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A pair of pears

My husband planted this pear tree four years ago. It was only a foot tall! Now it’s seven feet tall and we celebrate its first year bearing fruit. 16 more words



I’m so excited to check our apple trees. Last year the trees didn’t bloom until fall and we had tiny apples in time for winter’s killing frost. 153 more words


Solar Dehydrator from Salvaged Construction Scrap

We have a lot of fruit trees that produce far more than we can eat fresh. Preserving with canning or making jam or jelly, or baking heats up the house too much in the summer months when a lot of this fruit becomes ripe. 765 more words


Fallen Fruit…..

(Revised from my sister blog: Anna’s Gardening Antics and Musings)

Greetings fellow gardeners! We are experiencing great weather in my area, so I am writing this post on my laptop, in a shady part of my garden. 311 more words

The ridiculous but practical hat

In my last post I said I’d never expected to use the Factor 50 again this year, and I was surprised once again today by the need to bring out what I’d call my ‘ridiculous but practical Cuba hat’: 671 more words

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