Monthly Archives: October 2012

10/24/12

Picked two bags of cherry tomatoes. Filled the cookie sheet in the freezer completely full and bagged the excess to take to work. While there was a light freeze earlier this month, the first real freeze of the year is

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10/21/12

Dug up a row each of Carwille and Tennessee peanuts. Each just filled a cookie sheet, but there were slightly more Tennessee. Peanuts exemplify why I like to garden. You plant a seed and worry if it will sprout, will

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10/20/12

Canning sweet potatoes. Each quart jar is filled with peeled raw sweet potatoes. Each jar got 1 tsp of salt and then topped of with boiling water. Processed at 15 lbs for 90 minutes. So far I have 14 quarts.

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10/19/12

Picked another bag of cherry tomatoes and a handful of both dwarf horticultural and half runner beans.

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10/15/12

Picked a bagful of cherry tomatoes. I think next year I will only grow two varieties: the cherry and either roma or another variety. The cherries are prolific enough to make up for the smaller size and seem to deal

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10/12/12

Dug sweet potatoes. Results were ok. Could space the plants a little further apart. Some of the tubers were shaped like turnips and the skins were split.

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10/4/12

Gathered half a bag of cherry tomatoes, two handfuls of cowpeas, and a few dwarf horticultural. Finished pulling the last of the soybeans.

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