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Onion harvest preparations

putting together third rack on porch

I put together this last storage rack in about 10 minutes.

Plenty of room for the upcoming onion harvest.

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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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What is the wild-looking plant to the left of Mark in the photo?
Comment by Terry Sun Jul 27 09:47:01 2014
Terry --- Those are scarlet runner beans. I really just planted them as a quick way to provide shade on the porch while the perennial vines are getting underway, but they will produce edible beans. (And the hummingbirds love the flowers.)
Comment by anna Sun Jul 27 16:20:30 2014

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