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Two weeks away from the garden shows. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Overgrown, dried … and still productive. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

A bean plant made itself at home with one of our apple trees before we left. We’ve been snacking on the beans. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

An eggplant made itself at home here, and gave us a small gift of thanks. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Tomatoes hiding coyly. They went into tonight’s stew. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

A guest who also enjoys the beans.

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Bell peppers.

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Concord grapes, almost ripe.

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Corn, almost nine feet tall.

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Ants ate away at the top of the carrot, causing it to split.  Some of these carrots will go to the chickens.

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Even so, Bryon harvested plenty of good ones. I made a carrot cake for my staff and Bryon made a stew for dinner. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The kale had a severe infestation of what Bryon calls “those oversexed bugs”. We have to spray and pull out the kale to get rid of them. If we had been here we might have been able to control this … maybe. The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Large-leaf lettuce, gone to seed. Bryon cleared this out by hand and found a nasty surprise.The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Strategically-placed shovels help Bryon deal with rattlesnakes he finds in the garden.

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