Tag Archives: raspberries

The Harvest Begins

Today we finished digging the potatoes.  We got a very good yield from the Red Pontiac potatoes.  We got 20 pounds of each to plant and got more than twice as many red ones that the yellow so next year … Continue reading

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Summer is back

It has been too many days since I last talked with you so now I will show you how everything is growing except the blueberries.  AH–the poor blueberries.  90% of the promise froze in that ice storm the first week … Continue reading

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Canning Speghetti

We got 100 pounds of tomatoes yesterday and got 50 pounds of them canned today.  Will do the rest tomorrow.  The 25 pound boxes were $10 this year, they will go down to $8 later in the summer when the … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster Life of a Farmer

We dug potatoes Monday and my hopes were dashed.  I know Yukon Gold potatoes don’t store well so planned on eating those this summer fresh and storing the Red Pontiac but when we dug the first row of Red Pontiac … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Storms

I got the gardens all weeded and isles hoed.  Then I pruned and cleaned up the raspberry bed.  Norman got to talk to our neighbor Monday, that is the first time we have seen or talked to any of the … Continue reading

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Summer is here for sure.  The temperature isn’t too bad, 85 degrees but it is too humid to work past noon.  Yesterday, I picked 2 1/2  quarts of raspberries and made raspberry sauce.  Today I picked almost 4 quarts of … Continue reading

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My back gets better each day, still not able to do much heavy gardening put I do get the gardens all watered and pull a few weeds.  I take care of the seedlings first thing every morning and right now … Continue reading

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The pace is slowing down a bit so at least today we can pick what we want to do.  I picked the tomatoes and got only a half box, about 12 pounds so decided to wait until tomorrow’s picking to … Continue reading

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