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30 11, 2020

Peppers are Pooped Out

By |2020-11-30T13:45:36-08:00November 30th, 2020|Photos|

It has come to my attention that my Central American "Culebra Negra" peppers are not at all happy about the cold weather. It's the end of November so we've had a couple of near-freezing nights with 34° to 37°F lows right before dawn, but nothing that I would consider a hard frost. The Hidden Lake Hot Cayenne/Thai hybrids are still flowering and fruiting quite a bit, but the Culebra Negras are a different story. Seems these poor plants, with their  [keep reading...]

21 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Prep – Sweet Potatoes

By |2020-11-22T08:23:27-08:00November 21st, 2020|Garden, Photos, Projects|

Short of the turkey, everything for our family's Thanksgiving feast is grown here at The Acre. It takes a few days to harvest everything and bring it all together, so we always start with the stuff we need to dig up. This morning is was sweet potatoes, red and white varieties. This is way more than the four of us will eat, so we'll store the small ones to plant is spring, and share the extra big ones with our  [keep reading...]

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