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Enjoy Tree Ripened Figs

 For foodies, tree ripened figs are a true delicacy. Most store bought figs do not come close to resembling the rich flavor of a tree ripened fig.  Picked at their height in flavor, figs offer a rich, sweet blend of maple syrup, caramelized apple, and honey toned flavors. Some varieties, like Violette De Bordeaux are […]

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Penta and Bumble Bees

News from the Farm

It’s been an exciting week around the farm. We had a tornado come through last Sunday and blow down one big tree and a few small trees. Really no damage to our buildings, just the loss of a few of our beloved trees. The tree trimmers have been in cleaning up the mess, and we’re […]

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News From the Farm

Well, it has been awhile since we sent out a farm report. In the busy-ness of the doing, we sometimes neglect to make time to converse about what we’re doing. For those of you that are wondering whether we are still here, it is very much so. We love gardening and helping people to learn […]

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Japanese Raisin Tree

Japanese Raisin Tree Tasty Twigs!

Japanese Raisin Tree – Tasty Twigs! Now wait one doggone minute – raisins don’t grow on trees!! Well, yes, but really there is such a tree as the Raisin Tree – really, really! While called the Japanese Raisin Tree (Hovenia dulcis), the Raisin Tree actually originated in China and was only introduced to the West […]

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Tigertooth Jujube

Jujuba, Fruit for the Reluctant Gardener!

Jujuba, Fruit for the Reluctant Gardener! What thrives on neglect, loves long hot summers, is salt and drought tolerant, can survive -28F (yup, that’s negative 28) and produces tons of fruit??? – JUJUBA!!! “Jujuba, what the heck is that?” you may ask. Jujuba (Ziziphus jujuba) comes from China and is a sweet fruit with an […]

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Micro Irrigation Solving the Water Problems

Micro Irrigation Solving the Water ProblemsThe dogs days are dragging on, and you’re still out there dragging hoses. While you’re desperately trying to stretch another snarled garden hose out to the rapidly wilting impatiens, you realize that there has to be a better way. Maybe, you think, it’s time to look into one of those […]

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Skillet Bread AKA Flaugnarde

Early Summer Bounty

Early Summer Bounty Blueberries, Mulberries, Strawberries, Apples, Peaches, Plums, Nectarines, Blackberries… Oh My! It’s the season of summer harvest. So what do you do with all that fruit? Try making a Flaugnarde. Tough to say but super easy to make, this dessert is as simple as arranging the fruit of your choice in a buttered […]

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