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The Great Snowstorm of 2018

After much hype and ado, the great snowstorm of 2018 hit the northern Arkansas Ozarks with a whimper. We woke to a heavy dusting of unmeasurable snow and damp walkways. The weather person was right – we did get snow. … Continue reading

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We. Are. Gardening.

Yes we are (gardening) and people may say we are crazy and maybe we are but the long term weather reports look GOOOD. So good that we have put in the potatoes, a row of snow peas and expect to … Continue reading

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First Winter Weather of 2016

Minor weather here, wintery nonetheless. Ice is never minor and that is what Mother Nature laid down first late last night, a nice layer of ice, topped by a bit of snow. With a little sleet mixed in. I imagine the … Continue reading

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Icy Morning

Two very frosty mornings in a row not so surprising considering it is January. Overall in this neck of the woods it has been quite mild through late fall and early winter. A couple nights in the teens seem a … Continue reading

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Hugel… what…?

Hugelkultur it is! A week or so ago this gardening technique ran by my awareness enough times to get me to take a look at it. I shared the info with Gene and suggested we fill a gaping hole in the … Continue reading

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Summer Squash In November

And in October. Summer squash is a garden staple in the Ozarks – but summer squash into October and even November surely speaks of unusual weather.  With the weather forecast holding on to these mild temps it’s looking good and … Continue reading

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Hoar Frost – Irrational Weather In The Ozarks

The recent polar vortex has passed on. It left behind definitive crisp gardens and house plants in for the winter. All that after a balmy start to November – temps in the teens for several days challenged fall yard cleanup … Continue reading

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