Tag Archives: Delicata

No Delicorn Left Behind

As we’ve been cleaning up the garden, cutting down drying bean vines, and removing the last of the tomato cages into the garage, Mutti came across a surprise under the wild columbine. She found another Delicorn squash. We had a … Continue reading

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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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Delicorn or Acornicata?

I say delicorn, you say acornicata. Let’s call the whole thing an improvement? It’s somewhat ironic as initially I thought we had only planted seeds for acorn squash, or had gotten mixed seeds in a packet for acorn. Then 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 Hole in One: Borer Wins the Buttercup

Two of the three Buttercup squash that we thought had come out unscathed from the borer debacle had small holes or indentations near the stem end. One of them had a less suspicious indentation where it looked like the stem … Continue reading

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