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Quarter of a Ton Reached!

And I would grow 500 pounds, And I would grow 500 more… Sing that to the tune of the Proclaimers’ I Would Walk 500 Miles and you too could grow more yellow pear tomatoes than you’ll ever need. We’ve reached … Continue reading

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Sunflower and Golden Giant Amaranth: “Mutt and Jeff”

I don’t recall the comic “Mutt and Jeff” (see comic below). But it came to Mutti’s mind when discussing this post, so I had to look it up. The Golden Giant Amaranth is supposed to be very tall, and so … Continue reading

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We Passed Go!

We passed “Go” and are celebrating 200 pounds of produce grown so far! See the Suburban Ton page for the details. Mutti is confident that we’ll reach the 1/8 of a ton mark (250 pounds). We had an unfortunate number … Continue reading

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Slow News Day

We’ve been busy in the yard removing weeds and prepping soil for new areas that we didn’t plant in last season. In the newly cleared areas we’re going to try a patch of sunflowers and amaranth. I think Quinoa will … Continue reading

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