Category Archives: People

Cider Press Complete

Adonica Standing with the Press For the past two days, I’ve had one item which has topped my agenda: Finishing and testing out the cider press I’ve been [..]

Apples, Building and Construction, Cider Press, People, Shed, Tools ,

If You Want to Taste the Sun, Plant Grapes

Cloned Grape Vine A few years ago I learned how to clone grape vines, with the intention of growing table grapes, and maybe someday making wine as a [..]

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A Good Year for Apples

It’s been a great year for apples in Northwest Pennsylvania. Above is a selection of apples from a co-workers orchard. He’s got a real apple problem on his [..]

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Celery and Peppers

After a long summer of hot days, the clouds spread out their reach and allowed the cold air to descend. The weather man predicted frost, which is a [..]

Celery, People, Peppers, Vegetable Storage , , , , , , , , ,

Life Beyond Tomatoes

The valley is awash in a sea of ripening tomatoes. At one time it was acceptable to pick tomatoes every week or every 4 days, but that time [..]

Bananas, Bright Lights, Canning, Chablis, Chard, Cooking from the Garden, Opportunity Salad, People, Peppers, Seeds, Tomatoes , , , , ,

September Peppers

I set out to pick more tomatoes the other day, and I soon found a few helpers. While they were looking for tomatoes, I decided to have a [..]

Bell, Chablis, Flexnum, People, Peppers ,

Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes…

Ever since I built my greenhouse, I’ve been growing a large number of tomato plants. Now, after two years of terrible returns things have gotten a lot brighter,  [..]

Brandywine, Cherry, People, Slicing, Tomatoes

Playing in a Big Sand Box

I  awoke Saturday morning, and one of the first thoughts to cross my mind was “What am I going to do today ?”, which was soon followed with [..]

8N Ford Tractor, John Deere, Landscaping, People ,

The Current Mess That I’m Making

Along with the Brush Hog, and Finish Mower, the Tractor has another attachment that I thought was kinda useless. The attachment looks like a straight piece of metal [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Bio-Char / Terra Preta, General, Landscaping, People , ,

Sandies Garden in August

I stopped by Sandy & Davies house to return a hydraulic jack I had borrowed, and just like any other time I visit, I had to check out [..]

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