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Planting Turnips

Posted on September 10, 2016 at 7:05 PM

By the end of the summer, the garden has provided so much produce that we are overrun. We can as much as we are able, and the sight of those mason jars full of delectable summer goodness gives me such a warm feeling. I can’t put to words the feeling it gives you to put by your own store of food. It means I am not depending on someone else to have food available if it becomes necessary for me to get it. I am able to provide for my own family, without anyone’s help. During WWII...

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Springheads

Posted on March 31, 2016 at 9:00 AM

This property is slowly revealing its' secrets to us as we get to know it better.  Every year, something new will come to light that we hadn't seen before.  The year 2016 is upon us, and Spring has arrived in the mountains.  Leaves and buds are slowly emerging and everything is coming alive. 

On a hike in our woods on the property recently, we found an old spring head that we had never noticed before.  It was framed in large, beautiful square rocks and sturdily...

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