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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 ripe, and our potato harvest is ready to eat! Yesterday we went in the yard to harvest the potatoes. Devon has been helping dig them out and sample …

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 …