Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Experiment… first results

So far so good.
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So... we have a pond. (Except in late summer, when we have a mudhole.) Ducks visit it intermittantly, mostly on excursions from the big pond on the neighbours' property, via the slough that runs from it onto ours. Generally they're mallards, though we've also had widgeon. Last year in nesting season some ducks turned up […]
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The Experiment

Last summer I heard about potato boxes and decided to try using one this year. When growing potatoes in the traditional way, you plant a seed potato and as the plant grows you keep hilling dirt up around its base, because new potatoes all grow above the seed and below the top of the dirt; […]
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