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Potato Harvest

Devon planted and tended the potatoes plants in our front yard the entire summer: He did an amazing job gardening: last evening when we picked the last remaining potatoes, they were the largest potatoes we’ve ever grown (and also possibly the yummiest): We’ve been growing potatoes now for about five …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. Devon helped us pull some out for eating as well as using as umbrellas: As soon as the local strawberries are out, we’re having a strawberry rhubarb party …

Checkup

This week Devon went for his 18 month checkup. He got the last set of vaccines for a long time — he won’t need another jabbing until he’s four — and we’re all pretty relieved. The nurse checked him over and confirmed what we’ve already suspected: he’s improbably tall, skinny, …

Harvest

Most of the things we grew are starting to become delicious: the multi-headed sunflowers keep the bees happy, the squash look almost …

The return of the sunflower

Last year we planted sunflowers for our wedding.  They were so pretty we kept some of the seeds to re-plant this year.  …

Baby flowers

Hi Sunflower

We decided to grow our own flowers for the wedding: sunflowers and other such fun things. A month ago the sunflowers were …