Meanwhile, the crops…

Meanwhile, the crops keep coming. Every day for a few weeks looked a little something like this.

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We now have over a hundred pounds of squash. It is safe to say that we are having a good summer harvest.

Mistaken Identity and a Mystery

Each year we plant pole beans. We made wonderful arbors, reusing old fencing materials. We got the seeds; we planted them; we were ready. The plants grew and were very healthy.

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We waited for the little arms to sprout up and grab hold of the arbors. We waited, and waited, and waited, and only one plant sprouted.

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Ah, nuts. We have bush beans. The disappointment isn’t too great because these plants are strong and will surely give us enough beans to last the year.

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The mystery of the lone pole bean plant remains to be solved…

Planting Beans and Broccoli!

After the area for the garden beds was plowed and tilled,

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we sectioned the area for pole beans and broccoli using old T posts.

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We created bean arbors using more old T posts and scrap segments of fence wire. Bending the wires along the top and bottom of the fencing, we slid the segments over the T posts. We ran chicken wire along the garden’s perimeter to deter the vermin.

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Beans!

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In front of the beans, we planted the broccoli.

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. . . any moment now . . .

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