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Tomato Report 2014

I’m hurrying to get out this report to you, because here in the Willamette Valley it’s nearly tomato-starting time already. Our long hot summer last year produced bountiful tomato harvests for many of my neighbors but a strangely scant one … Continue reading

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Return of the Rains

  This is a post from five days ago that somehow ended up in my drafts folder. Today there’s not a cloud in the sky, though leaves are flying past my office window. I’ve had to don fingerless woolen gloves … Continue reading

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Oxhearts from the Garden

While last summer’s blackened tomato vines still hang on their bamboo trellises, the seed catalogs are starting to arrive in my mailbox. Before I get absorbed in dreams of next year’s crop, I need to take stock of this year’s … Continue reading

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