The Walden Effect: Farming, simple living, permaculture, and invention.

Blooming Lemon

Meyer Lemon bloom buds Our lemon tree is at it again with two sets of bloom buds stretching open.  We just got it as a baby last Christmas,  but it has four large lemons starting to ripen, an inch long fruit that it set this summer, and now another two sets of buds.  I can't wait to try the fruit of our own lemon tree, though I suspect it'll be another couple of months before the biggest ones fully ripen.

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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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