Oops and Ah Hah on the Weaving Front

Although I have been weaving over a series of years, weaving takes a back seat to most things – selling pottery, picking beans, making lunch, etc.  So I don’t really have much experience.  Years ago I got a rug loom at an auction.  the bid was going just a bit higher than I was willing to spend when Ken stepped in, bid, and the other fellow quit.  It had a sectional warp – the ability …

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Frost Warning Special!

Tonight there are frost warnings. Once asparagus grows above soil level it is vulnerable to frost. And once frozen, it is inedible.   So, today Ken picked everything above soil level, and we have some short pieces.     They are weighed out the same as the usual bunches of spears. Advantage of shorties? MORE TIPS!

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden! This week’s CSA box has greens – lettuce, spinach, salad and braising greens, cilantro, parsnips, sun chokes, onions and potato onions, potatoes, and asparagus. Field Notes. The big news this week is the first picking of asparagus! Now Ken will be out every other day picking. We will be watching the weather; asparagus does not take a frost. If it freezes it becomes inedible. If you get short spears they were …

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