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Blackberry winter 2016

New sprouts

Look who's awake! Corn, beans, and cucumbers are up and running a little early this year.

...Just in time for blackberry winter to come calling. Will a 43-degree forecast turn into a light freeze that nips all and sundry? I'd like to say no, but we'll still spend the day covering everything up anyway.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Ah! I can't wait to get to the point of corn and other warm weather plants. I'm celebrating a few germinating peas and turnip, and babying brassicas I shouldn't have planted three weeks ago but did anyway. Nice to see warm stuff going on!
Comment by Robin Wed May 4 16:24:25 2016





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