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Yard Snacks

Despite the fierce drought, it’s been a great year for yard snacks. Our raspberry patch invaded half the yard and not even Devon pretending to be a bear could keep up with the harvest: The potatoes we planted in May in our front yard are ready to pull out too, …

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 …

Rain, finally

We’ve been waiting for rain for a long time. This has been one of the driest springs we remember — all of our plants were stressed despite our best efforts to keep up with the watering. And when the rain finally came, it came all at once. After 24 hours …