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What a Difference Six Years Makes

OK, my header for this blog is complete. On the right is the seedling growing from a plum donated by an in-law. In the centre is the plum a few years old. On the left was the plum last spring. … Continue reading

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Why, Iowa? Why?

“President Donald Trump’s trade war with China sent soybean prices to 10-year lows just as new steel tariffs drove up the cost of equipment and devoured the year’s profits.   “As soon as the tariffs were put on steel, the … Continue reading

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What To Do With Hundreds of Tomatoes

I have had diverse experiences with my garden this year. I have the best ever beets, tomatoes, sunflower, corn and weeds… thanks to a lot of heat and some irrigation and little time to care for things thanks to renovating … Continue reading

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