Sequential Plantings

Over the course of a season Ken will plant a crop, harvest it, and plant another crop.  This sequence is repeated throughout the season.  An example of this is one area of the garden where Ken prepared a space in the garden last fall.   Then he planted garlic which grew from fall through this week.         Once pulled, he had space to transplant fall greens.

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A Summer Shower

The soil was dry.  Ken has gotten hoses out to irrigate.  This afternoon we had a lovely summer shower.  Although it was brief, the dust settled, the steam rose from the ground and the rain barrel filled.  All good.

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A Return to Weaving

After a morning of picking and putting up some beans and broccoli, I took a break from those pressing summer tasks.   I returned to weaving a rug I had started before spring was upon us.  It felt good to be at the loom and hear the summer rain. While I was weaving I thought of Ken out in the field.  When the summer shower started I am sure he and Oscar took refuge in the …

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