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Unusual Pumpkin Seeds


As many years as I’ve grown my own pumpkin from my own self-harvested seed, I haven’t seen any this big. They come from the ugly yellow, hybrid variety that I was so mad about this last summer. As the economy looks ever more like an impending collapse, I keep trying to become more independent. Sooner or […]

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Things I’ve learned about Clover


I know what Red Clover, White Clover, Alsike Clover, Dutch Clover, and Sweet Clover are. Then Hubby pointed out this one that looked like dutch clover but had a purple coloring that was unique. I’ve pondered that until finally I looked for it on the internet. When I discovered that there were 300 varieties of clover I […]

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Parsnips and Cow Parsnips


I find the similarities intriguing, but one is tame and one is wild. It’s hard to tell the difference between one and the other’s seed heads. I wonder if they originated from the same plant in years gone by. This makes me wish I could compare them regarding their beneficial natures. Cow Parsnips: “Cow parsnip has […]

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