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Risky car wash

After heavy rain I thought I would wash the car Advertisements

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The Horton River

Only a few kilometers from its source the Horton river flows through the middle of the property       

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The surrounding area.

Abundant wildlife and beautiful scenery surrounds the garden.

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A “grate” garlic tip.

roxysezeats.wordpress.com posted the following. “My favorite tip for garlic is to grate it directly over the pan I am cooking in. it is more consistent then any chopping, easier and makes the taste distribute better. Also for my friends that … Continue reading

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Different varieties

Different varieties of garlic mature at different rates and times. A good sign of maturity is that it has flowered and started to lost vigour. I often agonize over wheather or not the garlic is ready. A golden rule is … Continue reading

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Would anybody like to contribute some hints or experiences.

Hints experiences a story about garlic etc, or post a question.

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Do I cut off the flowers?

Garlic is probogated by dividing the bulbs not by harvesting the seed. When the flowers come up cut them off to keep the plant putting its energy into the bulb. “Soft Neck” varieties do not flower as a result of … Continue reading

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Planting time soon

Hi, I am just getting started at blogging. Early march is the best time in our area to plant early maturing varieties. Elephant or Russian garlic comes up a fair bit later, so it is the last to go in … Continue reading

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