WHAT'S HAPPENING IN THE GARDEN

It’s November now {crazy, huh}…and that means the garden is slowing down a LOT!

Of course it has everything to do with being way up north in cold country.

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The asparagus finally turned yellow...

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so it was time to trim it to 2” high and let it slumber until Spring.

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Next year it’ll be ready to enjoy.

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Until now it’s just been taking up space.

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 I put straw down over my planted garlic…and yes, the farm store GUARANTEED it was SEEDLESS.

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 Oh yeah?!? Just look at those cute little sprouts...hehe. That ain’t garlic.

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 The cabbage is doing well. I see corned beef and cabbage soon...yay!

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 Broccoli plants look healthy and normal…but there is absolutely no broccoli anywhere! Harumph! I’ll keep waiting.

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 In all of the other empty beds I planted hairy vetch for an overwinter crop.

The chickens love it…so in the Spring they’ll have lots of fun gorging when I allow them to scratch and peck in the garden.

In the meantime I treat them occasionally to cuttings.

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At least it looks like everything’s not dead…haha.

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 From inside my cowgirl kitchen in the “barn” I can look out to the greenhouse and thru it...

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and see how warm it is compared to outside.

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Kale seedlings are now in the greenhouse acclimating to cooler temps.

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 Log stumps are still drying.

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 This is the time of year for plenty of fog...

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 pretty...

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 eerie...

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winter’s coming...

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but Roman absolutely dislikes the shorter days. Sorry big guy!

PS  I do too…but you’ll be enjoying the snow soon. Then you’ll be Snow Dog.