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Summer, 2015

I have so many new vegetables, both in and out of the greenhouses. Potatoes, tomatoes, garlic, onion (red, walla walla, green, etc.), broccoli, asparagus (this is a perennial so it’s always there), garlic, cauliflower, squashes, pumpkins, many lettuces and spinach and so much more. My herbs came back with a...
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Autumn

Here it is, mid November and the garden is at rest. The squashes and pumpkins are stored in the garden building, the calendula, hops, jalapenos and nasturtiums have been dried and set aside in glass jars. Tinctures have been prepared and they too are ready for the winter. This is...
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Summer 2013, well, almost!

Here it is, June 18th and it feels very much like summer. I took some pictures yesterday and wanted to post how lovely the upper garden area looks. Here’s our firepit. A bit too warm for a fire right now but the weather changes quickly around here. Tim and I...
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Snohomish Farmer’s Market

I am happy to report that I was accepted as a vendor for the Snohomish Farmer’s Market that runs every Thursday from May to October in the historic area of downtown Snohomish. This is my first one ever! So far (for spring) Here is what I plan on offering, depending...
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Let the funk begin!

April 3rd, 2013 My husband is toiling away at my ‘garden building’ which is truly taking on a life of its own. We wanted it to be very funky but somehow the turret sprang to life and it added many feet to the height! Check it out here: Crazy Garden...
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Pre Spring Action!

People think of planing time as generally in the spring, but actually, there is lots of planting in months prior to spring. It is mid February, 2013, and already my carrots are in. Before I planted them, I tilled my winter cover crops and got soil nice and fluffy so...
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July – Mid Summer

July has been a good month with lots of sunshine and just enough rain to keep my hose-dragging to a minimum.   My wheat is now about chest high and looking good! I’ve been eating (and sharing) lots of plums, strawberries, blueberries, lettuce, raspberries and even the skinny asparagus shoot....
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There She Grows!

Well, here it is June 28th and we’re still at about ten degrees colder than we should be. Some things are really struggling to take off, like my tomatoes in the greenhouse. In fact, they look awful. Tim wants me to plant them directly into the ground but they are so disgusting...
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Junuary!

Yes, it’s June 7th but our temperature high here in Snohomish, Washington is 57 chilly degrees! We have enjoyed some nice spring days though so I can’t complain too much. In fact, there were two weeks in a row where I was dragging a 200 foot hose around to water...
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Herbal Medicine seeds are posted!

I have posted my Herbal Medicine seeds here: http://www.anniesfarm.com/?page_id=609 I have uploaded data and images for my herbal medicine seeds. I plan on posting my own images as they become available but right now, posting an image of a seed pack would not be too exciting. I will also post...
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