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We're getting very close to the beginning of Sweet Corn season.

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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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Man that corn looks good! Unfortunately, the one time I tried growing sweet corn (Peaches and Cream if I remember correctly), I had every raccoon in a 4-county area making a bee-line to my small patch. Did they eat only a few ears? No! They took a bite out of every single ear and then left it there on the stalk! I chopped off the eaten part then cooked and canned the rest. Blasted raccoons. ::grumble grumble grumble::
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