Tag Archives: Butternut

Freeze!

We knew it may be coming early, and it came. It was the steady sound of garden shears clipping basil across Minnesotan gardens before a freeze – except for our neighbor across the street, who was quietly picking grapes. We … Continue reading

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Potato Fest Fizzled but 1/8th of Short Ton Reached!

It was just last week that I wondered if and when we’d reach 250 pounds. What put us over were digging up some of the red potatoes. Unfortunately, the anticipated “potato fest” turned out to be somewhat disappointing. The bag … Continue reading

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A Bouncing Baby Butternut!

Actually it is quite tranquil hanging around on the squash trellis. This is our one and only butternut squash so far to set fruit, and we love the little guy all the more. The squash borers have caused issues with … Continue reading

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