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Falling for Autumn

Technically Autumn doesn’t begin until September 23rd this year, but Mother Nature follows her own calendar. Temperatures have been substantially cooler – thank goodness! Here in the Pacific NW, temperatures in the 90’s feel like over 100 degrees. Summer kind … Continue reading

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We planted an espaliered apple tree in 1985. 3 types of apples had been grafted onto this tree, which was just a skinny little thing back then. I was worried the entire way home that the little branches would break … Continue reading

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Harvesting Gratitude

  Four years ago I planted strawberries under my blueberry bushes. I had visions of harvesting strawberries in early summer, then blueberries in late summer year after year. Half of that vision became a reality. My blueberry bushes have thrived … Continue reading

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