Category Archives: racoons

2017 Summer Summary

Despite little news from this blog, we are still busily keeping on.  We’re still gardening, still picking fruit, still trapping raccoons.  Some things just never change. But sometimes things do change.  We’ve been working hard on changes to the house … Continue reading

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Goings On

Things have been pretty laid back on the farm recently.   We put a good day in on the garden over Mothers Day weekend and everything is planted with the exception of corn.  Aside from greens and chard there isn’t much … Continue reading

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Summer: Proceeding as Anticipated

Wow, have we got a lot going on!  Which is exactly what I was expecting right about now.  Things are good.  The garden is good, the animals are all good, the humans are good if a bit crazy, it’s all … Continue reading

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Yep, Raccoons Again!

This is the work of raccoons. No doubt about it, and not what you want to wake up to in the morning.   Don spotted raccoon prints out front in the soft dirt first thing Sunday morning when we left to … Continue reading

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Raised Beds

Life at Johnny’s Garden has certainly been a living learning growing experience.  We learn something new all the time which requires an adjustment to the way we think and how we do things.   Who would have known for instance … Continue reading

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Moving On

It’s quite natural I think to want to only relate the good things that happen on your blog.  But that isn’t real and it certainly isn’t honest.  So this is the story of what I’ve come to think of as … Continue reading

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We are having a very exciting if busy summer at Johnny’s Garden.  Its been so rewarding to harvest the fruit and put it up in jars or in the freezer knowing that we’ll have that food to sustain us over … Continue reading

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