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The Rurikia 2013 Season in Review

Preparation for the 2013 season began in late 2012. Having identified the likely culprit in the attacks on young apples to be the European Apple Sawfly, the orchard area was given a dose in October 2012 of approximately 5 million … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

It was finally time to open a jar of pickled turnips from last fall. They were well worth the effort.

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Pickled Turnips

It has been a fairly good year in the garden for turnips, and production has rapidly exceeded consumption. One answer: pickling them. Start with the trimmed and washed turnips. Peel and slice… Add in a few other items for color … Continue reading

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From Garden to Table

It’s nice to return home from a trip and find that the garden has been carrying on without you – particularly when someone else has been tending it in your absence. My first harvest: a pair of turnips, just right … Continue reading

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After the storm and final planting

Somehow the orchyard managed to escape the hailstorm with a near-miss. Neighbors on the next road up had their newly planted gardens battered beyond repair, but as far as I can tell I lost a couple of eggplants in the … Continue reading

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