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Busy, Busy

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It’s the time of the year when all the schedules are colliding: caring for the new fruit trees (which have to be hand watered for the first summer), taking out spring crops, freezing things like snow and snap peas, seeding/transplanting … Continue reading

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A Trophy Kill! Well, Sorta

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Every year about this time, we go down to wrestle the anaconda. Some years, we’re dealing with major leaks because trees fell on the irrigation tubing. Others, it’s minor leaks but lots of ’em. This year we came home with … Continue reading

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Wrestling the Anaconda

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Our irrigation system is in its third incarnation. The first was an open ditch, the second included wooden flumes and the third is flexible plastic pipe of varying dimensions. The pipe was put in back in the 1990s, and like … Continue reading

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