Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Critter Gitter Gits Its Critter

Early Saturday morning, around 2:00 a.m., the Critter Gitter alarm went off. I jumped out of bed, grabbed a headlamp and an ax handle, and headed for the garden. All summer long, a porcupine has raided the garden. On several … Continue reading

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Late Bloomers

This has been an odd year for mushrooms in our area. Our favorite mushroom, boletus edilus, has gone AWOL. Normally, we start to see this mushroom in August, sometimes late July (see Mushrooms!). We then harvest through at least the … Continue reading

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