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Back up and Running

October 8th, 2018

My computer died two weeks ago, which prompted the ordering of a new one. That took 10 days or so to arrive, which meant I was working with a skeleton crew for a few weeks. My new computer arrived last Friday and Mr Chiots got it all set up and running. I’m once again able to download photos and do all my work. Here’s a look at what happened in my garden over the weekend.

With temperatures hitting the mid-thirties on some evenings, it’s time to clear all the peppers and tomatoes. The lettuces and fall brassicas are doing great, it will be a race to see if my fall broccoli head up or not. Fall crops are always a gamble, they usually do well, but some years winter comes extra early and there is not much of a harvest.

How’s your garden coming along?

One Comment to “Back up and Running”
  1. Nebraska Dave on October 8, 2018 at 9:30 am

    Susy, I too am transitioning to a new computer. I’m really having a difficult time moving all my information that has been developed on early Windows 7 over to Windows 10. As with all computer migration there are things that just don’t work in the new more wonderful computer system. I do wish I had a handy computer person that could do it for me because I know there are probably better and easier ways to transfer information but it will get done some time in the future.

    My Urban Ranch (backyard) garden is done and cleaned up and all out in the yard waste. Terra Nova gardens is still a work in progress but it has been raining almost every day the last week to 10 days. It’s such a soggy mess that I can’t even get into Terra Nova Gardens to dig up the potatoes. I really concerned they will end up a total loss due to rotting in the ground before I can get them out. It has been a challenging garden year for me this year.

    Have a great and colorful harvest day in the Maine Fall weather.

    Nebraska Dave

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.

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